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Career Information: Resumes & Cover Letters

Resources to help with job searching, resume building, interview skills, and more!

What is a resume and cover letter?

The resources listed on this page are designed to assist individuals in composing a resume and cover letter.

resume is a document used to represent yourself to potential employers during a job search.  It includes your name, current contact information, summaries of your employment experience (work history), education, and relevant skills and achievements.

cover letter (sometimes called an application letter or letter of interest) is sent with aresume and provides context for your application. In it, you introduce yourself, identify the position you're seeking, and explain how you are qualified for the position and/or how the employer will benefit from hiring you.

Helpful books at ACC

ACC Libraries have many books on resume writing. Follow the link below to browse titles on the subjects.

Resume help


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