Career Services

Resume & Cover Letter Advice


Do you know how much time recruiters spend reviewing your application materials? Only 30 seconds.

So let’s make it count!

What Belongs in My Resume & Cover Letter?

Aside from a job application, your resume and cover letter are the first two ways companies get a chance to learn more about you and determine if you’re the right fit for the position.

But what exactly should go on your resume and cover letter?

Check out the following resources to better understand what should be included in these important documents for your career success:

What Goes into a Resume

What Goes into a Cover Letter

Resume Checklist

Functional Resume

Professional Scannable Resume

How to Get Started

Once you’ve reviewed this information, head on over to MyPerfectResume for some great templates you can use. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from a variety of styles to start with and build your resume based on your experience level, industry of choice and more!

You should also be sure to translate your resume from a Word document to a LinkedIn account with the help of Career Services. Schedule a time to meet with our team to make sure your online profile, resume and cover letter are all ready to outshine your competition!