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A resume is a marketing document designed to demonstrate how your experiences, strengths, and skills fit the needs of a particular opportunity. The resume aims to get an interview, not provide an autobiography. The resources on this page will help you summarize your relevant experience and education compellingly yet concisely.

Below you will find a number of resources to help you improve your resume. To get feedback on your document, consider one of the following:

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Featured Resources

Resume Writing Guide

This handout provides a general overview of what to consider when creating or editing a resume or CV.

Sample Resumes

Here are more than a dozen great examples of resumes and CVs geared towards different interests and industries.
Be sure …

Resume Action Verbs

Action verbs are a great way to start bullet points on your resume, particularly when describing jobs, internships, projects, and …

Jobscan

Welcome to University of Washington’s secret weapon: Jobscan! 🚀 Ever wondered why your dream job feels out of reach despite having …