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Resumes and Cover Letters

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Resumes and Cover Letters


A resume is a personal statement of your qualifications to potential employers and focuses on your career target. It is not your work history or a copy of your job description. The purpose of a resume is to get an interview, where you will provide additional information. The information you obtained through your career exploration will also be valuable in this phase of your career search.

Below are examples of resumes:

There are many Internet and print sources available to help you write a resume. Some of our favorites are:

Cover Letter

All resumes should be accompanied by a cover letter. This lead-in to your resume highlights specific accomplishments and explains how you would contribute to the company. Additionally, at least three professional references should be listed on a separate sheet of paper and taken with you to the interview.