Resumes, Cover Letters, Portfolios


Resources to assist with writing great resumes, cover letters, and portfolios.

CareerZone Resume Writer: This site features tools to assist in the creation of resumes, reference lists, cover letters, and tips on how to distribute your finished resume.

Cover Letter Resources: offers check lists, do’s and don’ts, templates and formulas, samples, and advice on how to make a cover letter stand out from the crowd.

Cover Letter Tips: CareerOwl offers advice on what to include in your cover letter, tips on format, and a list of some common errors to avoid.

eResumes: Provides information about resumes, e-resumes, cover letters, e-portfolios, and references.

ResumeEdge: Resume writing tips and articles.

Resumes By Major:  Free resume templates listed according to college majors.

Resume and CV Resources for Job Seekers: offers do’s and don’ts, templates and formulas, samples, and advice on e-resumes, international resumes, CVs, and more.

Resume Tutorials for All Job-seekers: A step by step guide on how to create an effective resume, including different styles of resumes to best highlight your skills.

Resume Writing Guide: Boston College offers a step-by-step writing guide for résumés and offers tips and examples for cover letters, thank-you letters, and references.

RezScore Resume Grader: Use this tool to analyze the quality of your resume.

The Riley Guide: Advice and a large collection of links to sites with information about cover letters, resumes, e-resumes, CVs, references and recommendations, salary expectations, and more.