Resumes and Cover Letters

Career Services is here to help you craft the best resume and cover letter possible to convey your skills, experience and education. After reviewing our tutorials, you'll be prepared to refine your resume and cover letter to make the best possible first impression.

Resumes

Does your resume effectively communicate your skills and experience? Career Services developed the resume tutorial to walk you through each step of crafting a resume that will help you stand out as a candidate.

After you have completed the first draft of your resume, you can have it reviewed by one of the career services professionals by requesting to talk to a career advisor.

Cover Letters

The cover letter is a vital component in your job application. It serves as an opportunity for you to highlight the skills from your resume that match the skills the job requires. Review Career Service's cover letter tutorial to learn how to market yourself in the cover letter pitch.

After you have completed the first draft of your cover letter, you can have it reviewed by one of the career services professionals by requesting to talk to a career advisor.

More Resources

These articles from external career Web sites offer more advice on resumes and cover letters.

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Resume Tip

Highlight the skills employers look for most:

  • Working in a team structure
  • Making decisions and solving problems
  • Verbal communication
  • Planning, organizing, and prioritizing work
  • Obtaining and processing information 1