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Student Success Center - Career Services

Overview Of A Resume


To secure an interview by conveying information which will stimulate employer interest


         A resume should be a nice accompaniment to the cover letter.    The resume also serves as a calling card and reference resource for the employer, and well as making the process of setting an interview much easier.

        A resume should include your educational background, training,   and course highlights.  Do not forget to include related work experience together with: volunteer work, honors, activities, and awards.  Also 
mention in your resume that references will be available upon request to
the employer.



      A resume should have an attractive layout with ample margins and suitable spacing. The resume should be free of grammatical and typographical errors


      A resume should be typed with professional fonts (such as Times New Roman and Arial) and printed on quality paper.