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Résumé & Cover Letter Resources

The Magner Career Center offers several options for you to improve your résumé. This includes:

  • Our resume and cover letter guide first. The guide includes examples of résumés, cover letters, CVs and thank you letters to help students tailor their documents. Making sure your résumé fits these guidelines will ensure you get optimal time to go over content and get the most out of your feedback session.
  • Our resume checklist and cover letter checklist are quick ways to go through your resume and make edits after using the guide.
  • The resume formatting video if you need help formatting your document.

Other tips/resources: 

  • Attend the Job Search 101 Workshop which covers resume writing, interviewing and searching for a job/internship. You can register for the next session on BC WebCentral
  • Use the Learning Center for assistance with your grammar, syntax and overall writing.
  • If you have limited work experience, view Vault's article on how to write a resume with minimal work experience.
  • Many companies use automated tracking systems to screen resumes. Vault explains some helpful ways to get your resume past an automated tracking system.

Individualized Feedback

Once you have built your resume or cover letter, and have followed the guidance provided in the materials, you can either:

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