Your resume is a key element of your Career Marketing Campaign. More than just a list of your experience and activities, your resume is a targeted document that should answer to the employer’s question, “Why are YOU the best person for this job?” It must convince them in 30 seconds or less, “Why should I hire you?”
Not sure where to start? View our Guide to Resume Writing to help you in crafting your resume! This will give you everything you need to know from building blocks to writing accomplishment statements.
Mihaylo Career Services will be happy to review your resume during an appointment or walk-in advising. If you are seeking advice on your resume as it relates to a specific job posting (highly encouraged), please bring the job description with you to your appointment.
Resumes are subjective! Get feedback on your resume from a number of sources, especially professionals currently working in your target industry.
Cover letters help you showcase your writing abilities and make the case for why you are the best candidate for a job.
For information on how to craft a cover letter, review our Guide to Cover Letters.
The CSUF Career Guide is a starting point for students in their career exploration process. The guide provides information to help relate your past experience, academic program, lifestyle and other elements to potential careers. It also contains sample resumes and cover letters to help students produce higher quality resumes for their job search.