Step 1: Content
Begin by writing out your experiences. Use this document as a guide:

Step 2: Build / Format
Learn how to layout and organize your resume with the documents below:

Step 3: Customize
Customize your resume to each position you apply for.

  • Include keywords from the job description in your objective and work experience
  • Write specific and relevant section headings Example Section Headings (.docx)

Step 4: Review / Critique
Let a career counselor review your resume draft. You have several options:

  • Resume Clinics are offered in the Student Union every semester
  • Sign in to Career Gear to make an appointment with your career counselor
  • Drop-In for a 15-minute meeting, Monday-Friday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in 369 John Thomas Hall

Contact Us

Rm. 369, John Thomas Hall
287 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28607

Phone: (828) 262-2180



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