For current students and recent graduates, the résumé is typically a one-page document that highlights educational background, experiences, accomplishments, skills, and interests. This length could vary depending on the industry and depth of your experiences, so knowing expectations within your field is critical for résumé success. Ultimately, your résumé is a guide and marketing tool about you and your abilities. Learn more by viewing the resources below.
Résumé critiques will provide you with personalized feedback on formatting, bullet point statement and overall feedback based on your level of priority. During this 20 min appointment you will meet with specially trained peer advisors who have undergone extensive training to help you craft the best résumé possible.
- You can expect to take your own notes during these appointments and implement your own changes
- Résumé writing is a process and you, like many students, may return for multiple visits to help ensure your resume is as refined as possible
Just starting a career? Thinking of transitioning to a new one? Use this guide to improve your resume, CV, or cover letter.
The résumé sample binder contains sample résumés organized by content area, academic interests, and career interests. This resource also includes an undergraduate majors and corresponding degrees cheat sheet for résumés.