A resume is an advertisement of the skills and qualifications you have to offer employers.
Research indicates that most hiring managers make an initial decision about a resume
within about 60 seconds. The following recommendations and resources will assist
you to create winning resumes and cover letters:
New Resume Critique Policy!
Optimal Resume-An online system (available to current students) that provides guidance as you create
Resume Checklist-Download this checklist to ensure that you have included all of the necessary components
of a resume.
Sample Resumes-Find examples of a wide range of resumes depending on experience level and academic
Fogelman College of Business and Economics Sample Resumes-Follow the link to find samples created specifically for students from this college.
Loewenberg School of Nursing Sample Resume - Find a sample created in partnership with the Loewenberg School of Nursing faculty specifically
for Nursing students.
Psychology Sample Resume - Find a sample resume for undergraduate psychology majors.
Cover Letter Checklist-Learn what to include in a cover letter and how to format it.
Action Verbs List-Liven up your resume with words that describe your duties and responsibilities.