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This document is an extensive list of action verbs to be used when creating or updating a resume.
This document provides instructions and helpful tips for writing a cover letter.
Applied for a job or internship and haven't heard back from the employer? Learn how to follow-up with employers and contacts using these simple guidelines!
This document provides an outline of suggested activities to complete in preparation for applying to graduate and/or professional school programs.
This document provides guidelines for securing and conducting an informational interview.
Step by step guidance for finding an internship and for earning academic credit for the experience
Use the internship learning agreement sample to gather your internship course information before completing the final agreement in DocuSign.
Thinking about doing an internship for academic credit? Read this!
This document provides guidelines for interview preparation, completion, and follow-up.
This document lists sample questions a student may be asked in an internship, job, or graduate school interview.
This document provides guidelines for completing job applications in paper form or online.
This document provides guidelines for job fairs including preparation, participation, and follow-up.
This document is a list of online resources for job seekers.
This document provides information about writing a personal statement.
This document provides sample questions for students to ask employers/interviewers when participating in an interview process.
This document provides step-by-step guidance for creating and/or updating a resume.
This document provides formatting tips for resume writing and editing.
This document is a sample acceptance letter to be used when a job seeker needs to provide written confirmation of his or her acceptance of a job offer.
This document is a sample cover letter.
This document is a sample networking letter.
This document is a sample reference page.
This document is a sample rejection letter to be used when a job seeker needs to provide written confirmation of his or her declination of a job offer.
This document is a sample resume for a graduate-level student.
This document is a sample resume for an undergraduate-level student.
This document is a sample thank you letter to be used following a job or graduate school interview or other professional/networking event or meeting. It may also be adapted to thank a reference, professor, or internship supervisor.
This document is a sample withdrawal letter to be used when a job seeker needs to inform an employer that he or she is no longer interested in a position for which he or she applied.
Do's and Don'ts for Requesting a Recommendation Letter for Graduate School.
This document provides guidelines for telephone usage when conducting a job search or other professional business.
This document provides tips for participating in a telephone interview.
This document lists the top 10 skills employers seek in recent college graduates.
This document provides an extensive list of transferrable skills that may be used in creating or updating a resume. This list may also be useful for interview preparation or writing a personal statement.
This document lists and describes various types of interviews.