Resumes and cover Letters

Read more:
-Resume Writing
-Curriculum Vita
-Correspondence

    Parts of a Resume
    Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    Parts of a Cover Letter
    Other Types of Letters

 

 

 

Parts of a Resume

Heading

Objective

Read more: Sample Career Objectives (PDF)

Education

Experience

Activities (optional)

Skills (optional)

References (optional)

Read more: Are your references “Available upon Request” (PDF)

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)Read more: Curriculum Vita (PDF)

A CV, which is longer than a typical resume, is often required when applying to graduate or professional programs, employment with international firms or when promoting oneself primarily within academic fields. As appropriate, your CV may include:

  • Professional, vocational or research objective
  • Summary of qualifications
  • Professional licenses or certifications
  • Education: post graduate, graduate and undergraduate degrees
  • Listing of relevant course work
  • Educational or professional awards
  • Research, laboratory experience and related skills
  • Description of thesis or dissertation, papers written
  • Publications
  • Academic or professional presentations
  • Related extracurricular activities
  • Professional and association memberships
  • Community involvement
  • Work experience - paid or volunteer
  • Technical and specialized skills
  • Travel / exposure to cultural experiences as related to goals
  • Foreign language skills
  • References

General Tips

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Parts of a Cover Letter    

Read more: Cover Letters (PDF)

Opening Paragraph

Middle Section

Closing Paragraph

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Other Types of letters

Sample Letters:
Thank You
Job Offer Correspondence
Prospecting

General Tips for all Letters

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