Create a Resume / Cover Letter

Your professional documents are often an employer or graduate school’s first impression of you so you want to make sure they are effective at communicating your unique skills and interests. Explore the resources below to strengthen your documents or schedule an appointment on Ship Career Connection  with professional staff and peer consultants to have your documents reviewed.

For sample resumes by major please see the “Resume Templates by Major” resources below.

 

 

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The Best Way to Add Travel to Your Resume

As more and more companies globalize to enter new markets and the digital nomad trend solidifies as part of our modern work culture, we see a rise in demand by employers for certain types of skills. These include being able …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Write a Data Science Resume

Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced developer, it’s never too late to dive into a data scientist career. Data science is a field with a wide range of specializations, from database and domain management to statistical analysis and …

By Dorian Martin - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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10 Things You Should Never Include In A Resume

Your resume is a marketing document that needs to help you land your next role.

A lot of my clients believe that their resume needs to show everything that they’ve done, while, in fact, your resume is a targeted document …

By Anastazija Gavrilovic - Ivy Exec
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7 Awesome Software Engineering Resumes [+ Tips & Templates]

Scan any job board and you’ll quickly see that there are lots of openings for software engineers. And that’s not going to change any time soon. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment rate for software developers …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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7 resume tips for non-traditional college students

Even though the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that the vast majority of today’s college students—73 percent—are categorized as non-traditional college students, or adult learners, still struggle on university and college campuses to find adequate answers to their …

By Bethany Wallace - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
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