Your resume and cover letter are documents that represents YOU on paper. Usually, your resume and cover letter are your first interaction with a company or hiring manager. It is very important to make sure you effectively communicate your skills and experiences in order to receive an interview for a job. Many students struggle with identifying their skills and representing those skills in a written document. Our goal is to help you develop your resume and cover letter to represent your skills and experiences as it applies to the job.
Make an appointment with a staff member in Career Services for assistance with developing your resume and cover letter.
Below are online videos on how to develop a proper resume to help you get started.
Job Searching can be a long process as it takes time and effort. The job search process includes:
Exploring career opportunities and identify skills
Researching the market
Applying for jobs using your application materials (resume, cover letter, etc)
Interviewing and negotiating salary
Starting a new position
Sometimes, you may go through this process several times before landing a job that is an ideal fit for you. If you find that you need some assistance with your job search, please schedule an appointment with a Career Services Advisor. We are happy to help you!
Interviewing is a time to highlight your skills and experiences and explain how you are the 'perfect fit' for the organization. You have explained your skills and experiences on your resume, but now you need to present this information verbally. It is always important to be prepared for an interview by completing the following:
Use Big Interview to learn and develop new interviewing techniques, gain access to other interview resources, and practice commonly asked questions from over 20 industries that will help you ace your next interview.