All the information you need to make the best possible resume! Scroll down the page to find out more about different aspects of a resume and use the buttons at the top of this page to explore related content.
Formatting and Organization
While there is not one universal way to format or organize your resume, there are accepted standards you should follow. These activities will help you polish and perfect your own resume.
Module: Find the Formatting Errors
Get Started: Resume Basics
Determining Relevant Content
What should be on your resume? How will you keep track of your accomplishments over time? Review these resources – especially the different types of resumes and sample resumes – to plan and track the content for your own.
Sample Resumes by Type
Writing Bullet Points
You must articulate your skills and experience in a clear and concise way in order for your resume to stand out. Use these resources to help write compelling bullet points for your resume.
Effectively Writing your Accomplishments & Skills
Module: Practice Writing Bullet Points
Worksheet: Mapping your skills
Design Your Search: Resume
Mon. 11 AM; Thurs. 2 PM
An effective resume enables you to stand out and be competitive so you can get an interview. This workshop will cover strategies to help students optimize their resume that reflects their skills and experiences as well as tailoring. All sessions are 50 minutes.