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Resume, CV and Cover Letter Assistance

Career Services offers appointments to assist you with your resume, curriculum vitae and cover letters.  Below, you will find some websites and resources that can help you make the best resume, cover letter or curriculum vitae.

Resume Writing

Your resume is meant to be a marketing tool that tells an employer why they should hire you.  The purpose of a resume is to get an interview so you must make sure that the information you present is relevant and tailored to the job. The Government of Canada has a Resume Builder tool that can assist you. 

Resume Examples

There are three types of resumes – Chronological, Functional and Combination.  To view examples of each type, you can review this page on the ALIS website.

Your resume should be written in point form and utilize action verbs.  Try to use a variety of words to show that you have a strong vocabulary. Here is a document that can help: Action Words for Resume and Cover Letter Writing.

Other Resume Writing Resources

Cover Letter Tips and Examples

For advice on writing cover letters and to view cover letter examples, please see HERE.

Other Cover Letter Resources

Curriculum Vitae Resources