Create a Resume / Cover Letter

A resume is a targeted summary of your education, skills, accomplishments, and experience. A resume serves as an introduction to potential employers and is often the place where they get their first impression of you. Whether you are applying for a job, internship, graduate school, or a leadership position here on campus, your goal should be to build a solid resume that quickly captures your reader’s attention and makes them want to advance you to the next step in the process (typically an interview!).

You should never underestimate the power of a solid resume! Employers and recruiters typically take 10 – 20 seconds to do an initial review of your resume, so capturing and keeping their attention is crucial.

Whether you are working on updating your resume or writing a resume for the first time, you should consider taking a look at our Resume Writing Guide. If you are looking for information on how a Curriculum Vitae (CV) is different from a resume, you should consider reviewing the basics of a Curriculum Vitae.

Drop-In Advising for the Summer

Happy summer, Cougs! To best serve your needs this summer, we will not offer drop-in academic and career advising from Monday, May 6, through Friday, August 9. We will still be available to connect with you during regular business hours, …

By Amanda Morgan
Amanda Morgan Associate Director
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Career Development is Self-Care

Have you ever taken a fall, suffered a cut or jammed your finger/toe and found yourself not wanting to look at the spot where it hurt most? In that moment it almost feels that it doesn’t become real until you …

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Job Search: How to Explain Getting Fired to a Potential Employer

Discussing your termination during a job search can be stressful and quite intimidating. You may worry that no employer wants to hire you after another company lets you go. The thought of explaining the situation may also make you shy …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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4 interview preparation tips

Did you know that employers site lack of preparation as the most common interview mistake made by candidates?

Don’t allow yourself to make this common and costly mistake. Check out this five-minute video, hosted by College Recruiter’s Content Manager, Bethany …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Barista to Business Operations Manager?

What if there are no extra letters next to my name, no outstanding internship experiences on my resume, and no exceptional technical skills in my repertoire?

Many students pursuing a higher education often wonder how–or even IF–entry-level jobs displayed on …

By McKenzie Godfrey
McKenzie Godfrey Student Employment Coordinator
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