Resumes, Cover Letters, & References
Learn how to market your education, experiences, and transferable and work-specific skills. View numerous resume and cover letter examples as well as tips on choosing and securing your references.
- CDC Resume Writing Guide (pdf). How to market your education, experiences, and skills as well as many resume examples.
- Cover Letter Guide (pdf). Information on a cover letter format, content, and examples.
- Will Your References Seal the Deal? (pdf) Answers to questions related to who should be your references, when and how to provide them to an employer, and how to prepare your references.
Express Lane. This walk-in service gives you the opportunity to have your resumes and cover letters critiqued by a professional CDC staff member. Express Lane sessions are for 10-15 minutes on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Express Lane Hours: (walk-in career assistance and resume reviews)
Monday 4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (New Friday hours)
Workshops. A CDC staff member will present tailored resume and cover letter writing workshops for your student organization, class, or social group, scheduled at a time that is convenient for you. A minimum of ten (10) participants and two-week advance notice is required. However, a two-week notice does not guarantee staff availability. If interested, complete an online Show on the Road Program Request Form.