If you remember nothing else, remember that a résumé is very personal! There is no “right” or “wrong” way to create one. The format can depend on your experiences, the type of job or internship you’re applying for, and your personal preferences for layout. That said, there are a number of important tips (active verbs, one page) to keep in mind. Make sure to review the following information and don’t hesitate to come in for help!
- Résumé guide – SuccessWorks
- Résumé guide – Princeton Career Services
A cover letter is simply a form of introduction. You’re introducing yourself to the organization or company, explaining why you’re a good fit for the position and what you bring to the job that makes you the best candidate.
For more resources, visit the Résumé & Cover Letters page at SuccessWorks