Application Materials

The resources in this section provide useful guidelines, examples, and exercises to create competitive application materials for whatever intended purposes.

Resources

Resume Template Option

If you’re starting your resume from a blank slate. Rather than searching the web for a resume template that will …

Resume Writing

This handout outlines useful resume tips, provides an example resume, and guides you through activities to build an effective personal …

Resume Writing: Health-Focused Graduate

Specifically for graduate students on a health-focused career track, this handout outlines useful resume tips, provides an example resume, and …

Resume Writing: Federal Government

Specifically for students with interest in Federal Government careers, this handout outlines useful formatting tips outlined in usajobs.gov, provides example …

Resume Writing: Athletic Training

Specifically for students on an athletic training career track, this handout outlines useful resume tips, provides an example resume, and …

CV vs. Resume

This handout differentiates between a curriculum vitae and resume and helps identify when to use each in your job search.

Resume Action Verbs

This handout features over 100 appropriate action verbs approved for a resume. Replace boring, repetitive verbs with dynamic, attention grabbing …

Writing a CV

This handout outlines information to include in a CV along with tips on how to organize, format, and convey your …

Cover Letter

This handout outlines useful tips, breaks down the cover letter by paragraph, provides an example cover letter, and guides you …