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Resumes, Cover Letters & References

Contact your career advisor for personal assistance with your resumes and cover letters.

Resumes

An average resume has approximately 20-30 seconds to make an impression on an employer. Take advantage of this short opportunity to market what you have to offer.

Cover letters

The cover letter is submitted with the resume to provides the reader an overview of major highlights within the resume.

References

A list of references is provided on a separate reference page and includes a list of 3-5 people (and their contact information) who can speak positively about you and have agreed to be a reference. View a sample of a reference page.

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