Resumes and Cover Letters
Your resume and cover letter makes a first and lasting impression upon prospective employers. Recruiters may only have time for a brief scan of these important informational documents.
Use these resources to make your resume the best it can be.
Resume and Cover Letter Critique Services for Current Students and Alumni
Have a professional career counselor critique your resume and/or cover letter for a nominal fee. Learn more about these Excelsior College's Career Critique Services, offered to enrolled students and alumni by the College's Development and Alumni Affairs office.
Additional Resume and Cover Letter Resources
The Damn Good Resume Guide
Quintessential Resume Tutorials
Resume Readiness Quiz, Monster.com
Sample Resumes, Vault.com
Job Star Resumes
The Art of Writing Job Search Letters, NACE
Why Do You Need a Cover Letter?, Excelsior College
Cover Letters: Types and Samples
Dynamic Cover Letters Tutorial, Quintcareers
Job Star Cover Letter Samples, JobStar
Electronic Resume Reality Check
Visit our Electronic Resumes page and learn how to make sure your resume keeps working for you when it is entered into a database. Otherwise, a hiring manager may never see it.
Free for Enrolled Students
The Excelsior College Career Center is pleased to offer EC JobLinks; a FREE online job search database and resume building tool. Available 24/7/365, enrolled students can access thousands of national and international jobs postings and apply in real time.