Career Services

Resumes and Cover Letters

No matter the job or internship, you'll be asked to submit a resume when applying. It acts as your first impression to employers, and providing an updated and relevant one is vital to your success.

Writing a Strong Resume

UW Career Guide resume advice (pg. 24-5, 28-45) 
How to make a resume shine (infographic)

Example Resumes

INFO students
MLIS students
MSIM students
Resume template

In addition to a resume, most open positions will require you to write a cover letter. The letter offers a chance to expound on your resume, allowing you to detail why your specific skills and experience make you the best candidate for the job.

Writing a Strong Cover Letter

UW Career Guide cover letter advice (pg. 26-7, 44-6) 
How to Write a Cover Letter

Example Cover Letters

MLIS students
Cover letter template

Career Services Resources

Check out recordings of some past Career Services events related to resumes and cover letters.

Resumes:

Cover letters: