Resumes & Cover Letters

The ultimate guide to resumes, cover letters, and other profressional correspondence, including samples, formats, and more.


Resumes, cover letters and other professional correspondence are crucial aspects of your job or internship search. A well-written resume or cover letter introduces you to a potential employer and has the possibility to make a great first impression.


Yes, you need a resume! Here are some technical tips and insights to prepare you to start your resume:

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Cover Letters

Cover letters are used as a means of introduction. Your cover letter allows you to briefly present yourself as the perfect candidate by highlighting your most impressive and relevant experience. 

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Other Types of Professional Correspondence

You want to convey professionalism ANY time you interact with an employer: whether you are thanking them for an interview, accepting (or declining) a job offer, or requesting an informational interview.

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