Résumés & Cover Letters
Step One: Your Skills and Experiences
Résumés tell your professional story in a way that demonstrates to employers how you are a good fit for the position and company. Begin by brainstorming the skills and experiences you develop while in college. Career advisors provide these resources to help you get started.
Step Two: The College Résumé
The résumé for college students and recent graduates highlights your experiences on and off campus. It includes what you have done in the classroom and how you explored your academic and career interests. You can describe these experiences by writing about your accomplishments. Career advisors provide these resources to help you write your résumé.
- The College Résumé Annotated Sample (handout)
- The College Résumé Rubric (handout) - Use this to evaluate how you can improve your résumé.
Step Three: The Customized Résumé
Career advisors and coordinators can help with self and career exploration, career planning, internships, career networking, résumé and interview skills, and employment searches. We offer group and individual appointments.