Resumes and Cover Letters
A resume is normally a one-page written compilation of your education, work experience, and qualifications. It should be customized for the specific job field to which you are applying. Your resume is often the first document a hiring manager will look at when reviewing your application, and it should communicate essential information about you in a concise, clear way. Contact one of our careerambassadors [at] umass [dot] edu (Career Ambassador Peer Advisors) for help creating or revising your resume. We have compiled general resume guidelines here:
A cover letter is a great opportunity to highlight your personal strengths, skillsets, and what value YOU can add to your future company/organization. How do you MATCH the requirements listed in the internship or job description?