A resume is a summary of your skills, experience, and achievements. Your resume is often your first contact with a potential employer, and its goal is to get you a job interview.
For it to do this effectively, it needs to be properly formatted, well-written, and targeted towards the specific job you are applying for.
Learn more about resumes and cover letters.
Workshops and Tutorials
- Resume and Cover Letter Essentials download view calendar
Do you have little or no knowledge in preparing a resume or cover letter? In this workshop, you will learn how to design an effective resume and cover letter. No preparation is required before attending.
- CV and Cover Letter (Masters and PhDs) download view calendar
For Graduate Students applying for academic positions. This workshop will help you format and organize your c.v. and cover letter to market yourself to academic, research or post-doctoral positions.
- CV Tutorial (for Masters and PhDs) view calendar
Applying to academic positions (example: Assistant/Associate Professor; TA; Post-Docs, RA)?. Bring your CV and a job posting to this interactive session to analyze the components of your CV and assess it's overall effectiveness.
- Resume Tutorial view calendar
Bring your resume and job description to the Resume Tutorial and learn how to clearly identify an employer’s requirements and fine-tune your documents to precisely match their needs! Must bring your resume and job description to fully understand the process.
is a comprehensive, web-based application for you to create, present, and manage your resume and cover letter to market your skills, experiences and competencies to achieve maximum results. This online tool will help you build your best resume and cover letter, saving you significant time in the completion, and is available to you 24/7.
This application allows you to choose from thousands of different resume and letter styles and to change the look of your work search documents within a few clicks.
To gain access to OptimalResume™ service, you must be registered or logged in to the Career Centre site.
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Dear Students and Alumni,
This is a reminder that as of November 22, 2013 the current Career Centre system is no longer in service. The new portal, the Career Learning Network (CLN), will launch on December 2, 2013. The CLN will offer all of the same functionality, plus some exciting new features and a more intuitive user experience.
Thank you for your understanding.
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