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Résumés and Letters

Your résumé is a marketing tool to let an employer know about your skills and experiences and how they fit the specific duties and responsibilities of a position. The résumé’s job is to get you an interview. We know that writing a résumé can be intimidating. It’s hard to know what to write and what information should or should not be included. Remember that your résumé is YOURS. It should be appropriate to your situation and best reflect your job history and target position.

We have assembled multiple résumé tips and guidelines to assist you in putting together this important marketing tool designed to sell your strengths, accomplishments, education and skills to potential employers.

There are two ways for you to have your resume reviewed by our staff:

  1. Attend Career Spot Drop In Hours (In Person Critique; same day feedback)
    Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  2. Submit via Handshake Resource (Virtual Critique; 5-7 business days for feedback)
    Step 1: Log in to uta.joinhandshake.com with your NetID and password. If you’re an alumni, please create an Alumni Account and wait up to 5 business days for approval.
    Step 2: Click on the “Career Center” Tab at the top of the homepage.
    Step 3: Click on the “Resources”.
    Step 4: Click on “Resume/Cover Letter Critique Submission Form”
    Step 5: Follow the link to submit your document for review!