Writing Resumes

Did you know, most employers will decide whether or not to consider your resume within six seconds! Develop a resume that demonstates your attention to detail. Make sure your resume is formatted properly with bulleted statements and is free of errors. Contact Career Services for help along the way.

Tools to create an effective resume

  1. Start by brainstorming a list of your work experience, involvement, skills, and achievements
  2. Look at resume examples in our Job Search Handbook or search for resumes in your field on Google images.
    DO NOT USE A TEMPLATE (you will thank us later!)

  3. Review the Resume Checklist and Resume Writing Tips 
  4. Utilize these additional resume resources:

  5. Visit our student Job Skills Assistant during drop in hours in T2121 or by appointment
  6. Email your resume to careers@css.edu for editing
  7. Make an appointment for a resume review

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  1. Review the cover letter checklist
  2. Edit your resume  letter accordingly
  3. Email your resume to Career Services for edits or visit our Job Skills Assistant for help
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Celine ProvostRose Warner Writing Center T2121

Monday 2:15 - 4:30  p.m.
Tuesday noon - 1:45 p.m.
Wednesday 2:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday noon - 1:45  p.m. 

Or email cprovost@css.edu to arrange an appointment

"Your application and resume are the first thing that an employer sees. You want to make sure it is professional, accurate and tells them something that will make you stand out from the crowd. If you have a reason for going into your chosen field, tell them."

– Shannon Rothe, '96, Recruiter, St. Luke's Hospital