Creating a Resume and Cover Letter

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Students having their resumes critiqued

Creating A Resume

A resume is an employer's first impression of you and your skills so it is vitally important to have a resume that effectively communicates your skills and experience.

Studying examples of different resumes and formats and learning the key words to use in describing your experience and qualifications is crucial.

After you complete the first draft of your resume, our Career Services professionals will be happy to review it and offer recommendations.


Creating a Cover Letter

A cover letter should always accompany a resume unless for some reason an employer asks that you not provide one.  A cover letter is your opportunity to highlight your skills, experience and education and match them to those the employer seeks.

We can assist you in creating the perfect cover letter: