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Résumés and Related Correspondence

Try these sites in order to get started with your résumé, CV, cover letter, or other application correspondence. If you work better from a book, please contact us, and we will help you locate resources, including those available from our lending library. We also provide review services once you have developed a draft of your correspondence.

A wide range of information and tips, including information on writing for electronic submission.

A guide from Columbia University Center for Career Education.

From JobStar. Links to several guides to writing a CV. Samples and templates are included. We recommend doing some comparison before writing.

By Rebecca Smith. Advice on scanning résumés, web résumés, sending résumés and cover letters via email, and more.

A set of five documents, including a CV, intended to help job candidates make their skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood throughout Europe. An initiative of the European Commission.

WorkBloom maintains short essays from experts on the most up-to-date advice on résumé-writing.

Maintained by the University of Minnesota.

Quintessential Careers provides some brief readings on assessing and articulating your personal history in terms of skills.