I'm currently studying Computer Science at University, and I'm going to apply for an intern position at a few companies. Reviewers will probably be flooded by similarly looking CV and resumes (considering most of the students in my city will complete same course) so every bit of distinction may be important.
I would like to include fact that I read domain specific literature in English. Given that I'm from Poland, it seems far more useful information for possible employer than ambiguous "advanced level" of language abilities (Sadly I don't have any certificates). And such literature can also speak for itself. It is not much, but naming one or two titles shows that I probably know a little bit more than basic we have learned at our course. Or it can show that my knowledge focuses on things they don't need which is also valuable information.
My problem is, that I'm not sure whether this is important enough, and if this doesn't look silly. I have also problems with wording this in a nice and informative way. I currently have this phrases in my CV:
- Polish - mother tongue
- English - advanced level, including domain specific language
- Familiarity with object-oriented programing, including GoF’s “Design Patterns”, or R. Martin’s “Clean Code”
First doesn't really say what I want to say, and second is a little bit odd. I would greatly appreciate any suggestions on how to make it look better. Or whether I should include it at all.