Writing Resumes and Cover Letters

Whether you already have a draft of your resume written or you're starting from scratch, use our resources to learn more about these important documents and check out our examples to help you develop your own!

  • Get your resume and cover letter critqued by a peer adviser!

Resume

A resume is a summary of your skills,
education, and experience that helps
convince an employer to interview you.
It is essiential for beginning job search.

Cover Letter

This acts as a cover page to your
application and a writing sample for
the employer. This letter can convince
the employer to look at your resume.

Recommendations &
References 

A list of or personalized letters from
people who can vouge for the skills and
experience you have provided. 

Undergraduate Information
for Curriculum Vitae

A resource for undergraduates to become
aware of the reasons, the reason for,
and sections behind a CV.

  • Having a strong resume and cover letter is the essential first step in applying for jobs, internships, and volunteer positions.
  • A well-written resume and cover letter that effectively convey your skills and qualifications can make all the difference in convincing an employer to offer you an interview.