A well-written resume is an essential component of the job search. The resume indicates the type of opportunity you are seeking, outlining a summary of your key skills, knowledge, and experience to demonstrate your readiness for the position.

The Career Center provides a variety of learning opportunities to help you develop your resume, using videos, a printed guide, and in-person workshops.

Resume Writing Videos

Watch the series of five videos in sequence to develop your own unique resume.

Video #1: Getting Started

Video #2: Creating a Header

Video #3: Creating a Profile Statement & Highlighting Your Skills

Video #4: Presenting Your Education

Video #5: Summarizing Your Experience

Resume Writing Guide

The printed guide instructs on how to gather your information and format the resume. It includes worksheets to help you build content for each component of the resume. Pick up a copy in the Counseling & Career Center (ES 118) or call 763-493-0554.

Resume Writing Workshops

The Career Center offers resume workshops throughout the fall and spring semesters. The 50-minute workshops are open to students and alumni, comprising a presentation on the fundamentals of resume writing and an opportunity to ask questions. Stop by the Counseling & Career Center (ES 118) for scheduling information and to sign up for a session, or call 763-493-0554.

Fall Resume Workshop Schedule:

  • Friday September 7, 10:00am
  • Wednesday September 19, 2:00pm
  • Monday September 24, 11:00am
  • Monday October 1, 12:00pm
  • Tuesday October 9, 2:00pm
  • Thursday October 25, 3:00pm
  • Wednesday November 7, 10:00am
  • Thursday November 15, 10:00am
  • Wednesday November 21, 5:00pm
  • Friday November 30, 12:00pm
  • Thursday December 6, 3:00pm
  • Tuesday December 11, 12:00pm
  • Wednesday December 12, 4:00pm