Résumés and Cover Letters

Here are some quick tips for résumés & cover letters.

Suggested Steps for Résumés:
1. Log in to CareerBeam
2. Getting the Job tab, click Résumés
3. View EMU Sample Résumé – you can open Word version and enter your info right in
4. Résumé library and résumé builders also available
5. Stop by Résumé Tuesday (12:30-3:30pm) or Thursday (1:30-3:30pm) in Common Grounds for feedback (or for ideas on getting started)
6. your draft or schedule appointment with Jen for final review (upload draft to CareerBeam as private until reviewed)
7. *Upload completed résumé to CareerBeam under Account Tab, My Documents, Upload Résumé and make it public (employers recruiting via résumés here!)
8. Create a complete LinkedIn profile (see Pinterest board for suggestions) and join Recruit a Royal (connect directly with employers and learn about opportunities).
*If you are in the market for an internship or employment, be sure to make your résumé public and fully complete your user profile in CareerBeam.

For Cover Letters:
1. Log in to CareerBeam
2. Getting the Job tab, click Cover Letter
3. View EMU Sample Cover Letter – you can open and enter your info right in
4. Stop by Résumé Tuesday (12:30-3:30pm) or Thursday (1:30-2:30pm) in Common Grounds for feedback (or for ideas on getting started)
5. your draft or schedule appointment with Jen (and E-mail or bring electronic copy) for final review