Your resume is perhaps your most important tool when applying for internships and job opportunities, and your cover letter is a crucial introduction to your resume and allows you the opportunity to share other relevant details with the hiring manager.

Career Services assists students and alumni in the creation of both, helping you be the most competitive applicant you can. Whether it’s creating one from scratch or offering suggestions to improve an existing resume, we are here to help!

One-on-one Assistance

We have availability on both Utica and Rome campuses. Contact our office to set up a time to discuss your cover letter, resume, or both.
 
Utica Campus Appointments
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Rome Campus Appointments
9 to 11 a.m., Every Other Tuesday

Resume Tools and Resources

Optimal Resume is an online tool with sample resumes, suggested text, format and style
options, and additional support to help students create competitive resumes.
 
Our Resume Writing Guide provides detailed information about what to include and how to format your ideal resume.
 
Our Resume Checklist is great for a quick reference of the most important details.
 
Walk-in Resume Assistance (No appointment needed!)
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesdays, AB202, Utica Campus

Cover Letter Resources

The Cover Letter Writing Guide provides detailed information about what to include and how to make an excellent first impression.
 
This Sample Cover Letter shows what your letter will look like when put together well.