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Résumé and Cover Letter Writing

Résumé Guide

A résumé is a professional introduction of yourself that clearly and concisely describes your skills and qualifications as they relate to the position you are trying to obtain. A résumé will not get you a job, but a well-written résumé is key in securing an interview. Learn about résumé writing with examples for each section of a résumé.

Blackboard Résumé Guide

Includes résumé samples and detailed information on creating a résumé. To access the samples, sign in using the below credentials:

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Cover Letter Guide

Also called a letter of interest, letter of intent, or letter of application, a cover letter accompanies your résumé when applying for a position. It is an important document and can make you stand out as a candidate if it is well written.

Action Verbs

Use this list of action verbs to highlight your accomplishments and skills.


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