Resumes and More

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Resumes and More

Resumes and More


When applying for an internship or job position, you will typically be asked to submit a cover letter and resume. Employers may receive hundreds of resumes from applicants. Writing an effective cover letter and resume that will catch their attention and highlight your qualifications and skills is critical to getting invited for an interview.

  • Prepare a resume and cover letter.
  • Attend Professional U workshops about career exploration. See calendar for schedule.
  • Request an appointment with CPDCE to have your resume reviewed.
  • Practice interviewing online through State of PA’s Job Gateway or attend mock interview sessions or events.
  • Gather critical documents: Letters of recommendation and references from faculty, employers, club advisors, work study supervisors and unofficial transcripts.
  • Learn how to create an e-portfolio by attending a University Writing Center workshop
  • Upload your completed resume and other documents to Husky Career Link to share with organizations seeking to fill positions.

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