Career Center

Resume

A resume is a clear and concise professional document written to provide a brief snapshot of your most relevant accomplishments, qualities, and interests. Expect to adapt each resume to the perspective of your anticipated reader and accompany it with a cover letter.

Steps to Success
Look at a number of resumes to build your familiarity with how young professionals effectively communicate their accomplishments. Use our library of resume samples as a starting point.
Sample Resumes

Learn some professional resume basics and begin a first draft. Use these Career Center resources to get you started:
Writing a Resume
List of Powerful Resume Verbs

Get feedback on your works in progress from many people, including the Career Center.
Drop-In Advising

Attend a resume workshop. Check the events calendar during the fall and spring semesters to find opportunities to practice converting your own experiences into powerful resume language.
Career Center Event Calendar

Additional Resources
Documents
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