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Resume Writing Guidelines

Make Your Resume POP

A resume is a brief summary of your education and training, work experience, accomplishments and skills. A successful resume builds a bridge between you and the employer, with the articulation of your qualifications acting as the connection. Tailor your resume to your employer of interest! Also see our PowerPoint Presentation!

Consider your format: Choose a style that best highlights your unique skill set. In general, there are 3 resume styles:

Keep it current! Update your contact information (name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address) as needed!

Optional sections include:


Schedule an individual appointment with a Career Specialist or attend a Resume Writing Workshop for additional resume development assistance!