Create a Resume / Cover Letter

Resume’s and Cover Letters

Resumes are DYNAMIC MARKETING documents: you change it for every job for which you apply. So, it is important to understand how to build, change, and maintain your resume. Career Services offers a number of resources to help. Peruse these videos from Vault to learn about resume basics.

Think of getting a job like DATING. If you are emailing someone to ask them out you do not use a form letter; you personalize it, you make them feel like the two of you have things in common and should really get to know each other better. THAT is a cover letter. Explore this 3-minute video in Vault to learn ways to sell yourself in a cover letter.

Review the resources in this community to help you create your next resume and cover letter. You can also make an appointment to talk to a Career Coach about your career documents by calling Career Services at (315) 386-7119 or emailing

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