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Resumes

The average resume has approximately 20-30 seconds to make an impression on an employer. Take advantage of this window of opportunity to market what you have to offer. Use our helpful resources below:

  • View our Resume Guide – Create a resume or improve your current version. View pages 6-8 of the Career Resource Guide.
  • View our C.V. Guide - Create a curriculum vitae (biographical information about your educational and work background), used primarily by those in the education fields. Visit page 12 of the Career Resource Guide.
  • Get feedback - Attend a 15-minute session during our drop-in hours on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring a printed draft of your resume or cover letter with you.
  • Schedule a resume review – Receive detailed feedback or get help with starting your resume or cover letter. Bring a printed draft of your resume or cover letter with you. Schedule an appointment with your career advisor using Hire-A-Redbird.
  • Get free resume paper - Print your resume for free in the Career Center Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. You must bring your resume already loaded onto a flash drive to print.  

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