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Tell Your Story (profiles, 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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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 …

LinkedIn Profile Checklist
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 …

Cover Letters: Getting Started

Overview of structure, content, and guided questions to consider when deciding what to include in your letter.

Cover Letter Samples

Here are three great examples of cover letters that each demonstrate different ways of formatting and tailoring your content to …

Downloading the Handshake app

Handshake’s mobile app is an efficient tool to search and apply for jobs, discover and register for events, and much more! …

UW Handshake Profile Challenge

When you have a complete profile, Handshake will provide you with personalized job recommendations based on the information you enter on your …