Resume & Cover Letter Construction Workshop

Every 2nd Wednesday of the Block, 4:00pm – 5:00pm MDT So you’ve found opportunities you’re interested in, and you’re ready to begin the application process. Your resume, cover letter, and other application documents are almost always the employer’s first impression of your skills and preparation to enter the workplace, and targeting them to each opportunity is key to…

The Number-One Rule for Cover Letters

by Kaitlin McManus | November 30, 2018 Re-posted from Vault Okay look—resumés are great. When done right, they’re clean, concise, and well organized. And if you’ve been following all the great advice out there, yours should be in pretty good shape. Cover letters are different—they’re freewheeling, making them more difficult to write. Think of the resumé as the multiple-choice…

Mastering the Art of the Cover Letter

June 8, 2018 — Re-posted from Jobipedia.org The cover letter is an incredibly helpful tool when applying to jobs because it provides recruiters with a more well-rounded sense of your skillset and who you are. However, if you are going to include a cover letter in your application, be sure to do it right. There is nothing…

Download your documents!

Exciting news: the Career Center is moving away from our job search platform, Success, to a brand-new one called Handshake. (It’s going to be so much better.) We’ve got your resumes, cover letters, applications, and personal statements in Success. Want to save them before Success goes away at the end of May? Download them now!…

Career Studio every Thursday of Block Break!

Spending Thursday of Block Break on campus? Maybe you’re getting a late start to an off-campus trip, or you’re done with finals and finally have some time to spend on career prep. Join us for Career Studio! Every Thursday of Block Break, come hang out at the Career Center for some self-structured time to work…

Cover Letter Tips for Creative Careers

by Capitol Standard | October 23, 2017 Re-posted from Vault Good advice– on anything these days– is hard to find. But in no area is it so woefully inadequate as cover letters for creative professionals looking to thrive in creative careers. What’s so wrong with cover letter advice for creatives? In general, it is a call to mediocrity. And…