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Tell Your Story (LinkedIn, resumes, cover letters, interviews)

Articulating one’s skills and experience in a clear, concise, and compelling way is a critical part of any application process.  Most of us, however, are not naturally skilled at doing so.  The resources on the following pages provide concrete advice for marketing yourself to potential employers.  If you’d like someone to assist you, connect with our coaches via online resume review, drop-in coaching, scheduled appointments, or mock interviews.

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Featured Resources

Resume Samples & Advice

Multiple resume samples with commentary, plus resume tips and advice, from what was formerly known as our Career Guide.

Resume Action Verbs

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

Resume Worded

Target your resume to a job, instantly. Our free AI-powered platform analyzes the job description and identifies important keywords and skills …

Mock Interview Rubric

This checklist can be used to understand what components are important to focus on during an interview. It’s also a …

Interview Prep Tool

With LinkedIn Interview Prep tools…improve with instant feedback on interview responses (powered by AI) and learn if you’re speaking too …

UW Backgrounds for Virtual Interviews

Looking for a suitable background image as you prepare for your next virtual interview or video meeting with a potential …

StandOut

UW is pleased to offer StandOut, a mock video interviewing platform, to help improve your interviewing skills. Visit https://uw.standout.com to …