A strong résumé is a critical tool for use in pursuing your career goals. To create an effective résumé, the Career Resource Center offers a résumé guide, templates based on the industry standards, videos, and books in our office library. We also highly recommend that current students gain instant and personalized feedback with the online résumé tool, VMock.
Read an informational guide on résumé preparation based on the feedback we have received from recruiters over the years.
These customized templates make it easy for students to prepare a professionally formatted résumé.
After creating your résumé using the CRC official template, submit your document for a critique through VMock. Receive instant feedback on your presentation, competencies and impact.
Get instant, automated and personalized career guidance via VMockSmart Résumé.
You can receive up to 10 critiques in one year. Your goal is to achieve 70 points or more before proceeding to step three, Connect.
To review your résumé or cover letter in person, meet with a member of the CRC staff. You can schedule an appointment directly through BizLink. Select Career Advising in the upper right. Then select the appropriate advisor and view availability. You can also call or stop by the office to schedule an appointment. In addition to critiques, your advisor can assist with job search strategy, interviews or career planning.
Implement suggestions from your VMock critique to ensure you receive more in-depth feedback from your advisor.
These tools will help you become aware of the important features of an American-style résumé. Based on years of feedback from corporate recruiters, we will show you what to include as well as what not to include. We will also demonstrate how to make the most of your experience.
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