Assignment: Résumés and Cover Letters

Learning Objectives

  •  Identify characteristics of an effective résumé

Directions

  1. Compile all needed information for your résumé, including your contact information, a summary of your skills, your work experience and volunteer experience, education and training (including your intended degree, professional development activities, certificates, internships, etc.). Optionally you may wish to include job objective, a brief profile, a branding statement, additional accomplishments, and any other related experiences.
  2. Select one of the résumé builder tools listed in the Résumé Writing Resources table on this page in the course: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/waymaker-collegesuccess/chapter/text-your-resume/.
  3. Create your résumé, following instructions at your selected site.
  4. Save your document as a PDF file and submit.

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