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 Handshake to make an appointment with your career counselor
  • Drop-In for a 15-minute meeting, Monday-Thursday, 2:00 - 4:00 pm in 369 John Thomas Hall
  • Join us for A Cup of Brew & Resume Review, Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in Crossroads Cafe. Bring your resume and receive a coupon for a FREE drip coffee

Contact Us

Rm. 369, John E. Thomas Hall
287 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608

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