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Resumes, cover letters and other correspondence


Your Personal Marketing Tools

Your resume and cover letter are a brief "advertisement" of your skills, knowledge and relevant experience.  Their content and appearance are extremely critical as they are your first contact with a potential employer and will determine if you will receive an interview for the job you are seeking.  Ideally, your resume and cover letter should emphasize your strong points while also expressing your uniqueness and individuality.


Guidelines and Sample Documents

Resume Writing Guidelines and Samples (pdf)

Cover Letters, Thank You Letters and Other Job-Related Correspondence (pdf)


Additional Resources  

Resume and cover letter advice for undergraduate students

Quintessential Careers
Career advice including resumes, cover letters, and job search