Resumes are used as an evolving document to show employers your capabilities and experience. You should update your resume frequently as you learn new skills so that when the perfect job comes around you are prepared!
Job Application Assistance
Use the following tools to help you get a jump-start on the application process:
Trial Job Application
Letter of Application Template
(Cover Letter Template)
Letter of Application from a College Student
(Cover Letter Sample)
Resume Builder - Resumes For America
Resume Builder assists you to create an effective and professional resume by providing expert tips, writing examples, and helpful suggestions. The software also comes with a cover letter builder, thank you letter builder, and more.
For all students registering for the first time or returning students logging in, visit the resume builder now and sign in with your college issued email address.
The following worksheet will help you compile your educational background, work experiences and job skills in order to create a professional resume.
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Resume Samples and Templates
The following information is from Career One Stop:
Resume samples model the basic formats and principles of resume writing. Draw the best from each to help style your resume.
A template is a tool for crafting your resume. It isn’t a fill-in-the-blank form, but it can help you get started. Ultimately, your resume should be unique to you and tailored to your particular strengths and experience.
The samples and templates below are organized by type. Choose the resume format that best matches your skills and qualifications.
Emphasizes work history — where you worked and when.
Easy for employers to scan.
Often used by job seekers with steady work experience in their desired career field.
Groups work experience and skills by skill areas or job function.
De-emphasizes lack of experience in a field.
Useful for first-time job seekers, those reentering the workforce, and career changers
Combines the knowledge, skills and abilities as highlighted in a functional resume with a shorter, chronological work summary.
Easily incorporates other experiences, like volunteering or internships.
Often used by job seekers with a varied employment history, and by career changers
Websites To Consider When Writing a Resume:
44 Resume Writing Tips
Sample Resumes By Major:
The following is a list of websites to help you find a sample resume for your Program of Study:
Technical and Academic Transfer:
Jobbankusa.com - By Occupation (Section 1)
Jobbankusa.com - By Occupation (Section 2)
Jobbankusa.com - By Job Title