Resumes and Cover Letters
Quality job search correspondence is an essential part of your internship and job search marketing plan. Your cover letter, resume, and other application materials are marketing tools. They should paint a picture of your skills, abilities and experiences in a way that shows potential employers, internship supervisors, and graduate schools you are a match for the position/program they have to offer. Because we all have had unique experiences, each person’s resume and other correspondence will be different. While there is no one-size-fits-all template, there are some basic guidelines to make sure your job search correspondence markets you well.
This software can assist you in creating a resume designed to make an optimal first impression. Use your Viterbo email address to create your account and access the software; then choose Resume Prep. Select formats and categories; use tips for wording.
Check out the resources below for ideas to improve your job search correspondence:
Spring Internship Resume Workshops
If you are planning your first internship for Spring 2015, plan to attend a resume workshop on Thursday, September 25 at 3:30 p.m. in Brophy Center room 203 or on Wednesday, October 8 at noon in Murphy Center room 432.
Resumes: Informational PowerPoint
Job Star Central
Damn Good Resume Guide
Purdue Online Writing
Search. About.Com Resume Samples
Best Sampler Resumes
Applications, and Cover Letters (Bureau of Labor Statistics)