Your resume highlights your most relevant experience, skills and academic preparation.  Employers want to see what you’ve done while pursuing your degree. 

The Center provides many resources to help you create your resume.  As you are writing it, we encourage you to check out the following helpful guides:

You may want to check out resume samples HERE.

Students have found the HOW TO: RESUME video series a good place to start.  The videos cover the basics and how to make your resume really stand out.  Begin by watching the HOW TO: RESUME INTRO video (featured at right on the side panel).  Other videos in the series are FORMAT YOUR RESUME, IMPROVING YOUR RESUME'S CONTENT, and TAILOR YOUR RESUME FOR A SPECIFIC POSITION.  These will launch sequentially after the INTRO video.

As with any important written document, it is a good idea to have someone look your resume over to provide feedback and edits.  Once you have viewed the sample resumes and used the tools above, consider seeking assistance with your resume by:

58%

of resumes have typos (CareerBuilder). Avoid grammatical and spelling errors by proofreading and have your resume critiqued by Center staff.

Introductory video explaining resume writing basics