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Write a Successful resume

Resume Assistance

Information to help build as professional and competitive resume as possible.

Video of 5 Common Mistakes on Student Resumes  Video about 5 Common Mistakes on Student Resumes

Resume Building (PDF)

Workshop presentation given by CES staff with steps on how to build a resume.

Resume Resources

Resume Guide

CES’ most popular resource for students is available online (PDF). Contains sample student resumes and cover letters, power/action verbs, and other job search correspondence.

Optimal Resume

Starting from scratch? Use Optimal Resume, a web-based resume builder with a step-by-step format to create your resume. It can then be download to print or continue formatting.

Resume Critique Workshops

CES offers resume critique workshops during the fall. A career advisor will review your resume and help you enhance it to suit your job or internship search.

Career Advising

Advising staff at CES is available to assist students with resume development, job searching, and other career concerns. Call today to schedule an appointment. Available year-round.


A professional service that offers free samples of their work with before/after critique.


Excellent articles on resumes, vitae, career guide, hidden market and salary.

e-resumes, Portfolios, or video resume

Information to consider in this age of technology as other options for your job search.


Learn more about electronic resumes and portfolios.

Portfolio Library

Samples of portfolios and advice about using one in your job search.

Video Resumes

Use of new technology has its pro's and con's as it relates to the job search. This site gives good advice and steps in how to prepare a profession video resume.

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