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Purpose of a Resume

The resume is an important marketing tool that provides a summary of your education, skills, experience, achievements, and leadership. A well-written resume should highlight experiences that are relevant to the job, internship, or program for which you are applying and tailored to the job description. The primary purpose of a resume is to get an interview. The goal is to move the employer to contact you. Find support resources below to ensure your resume is ready.

Purpose of a Cover Letter

A cover letter demonstrates that you have the qualifications necessary to succeed in the position. It also communicates that you sincerely want to work for the organization. Your cover letter should complement your resume, further highlight your experiences, demonstrate your qualifications, and help you stand out from other candidates. Find support resources below to ensure your cover letter is ready.


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