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.

Career Services 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

Career Services offers resume and cover letter writing 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 and cover letter writing and an opportunity to ask questions.Visit the Workforce Innovation & Experiential Learning webpage for the current workshop schedule.