Your resume is a critical document for your professional success, as it communicates your education, skills and experience. Keep your resume up-to-date by reviewing it every semester.
Use the resources below to create your first professional resume or update your existing resume. Consider attending Resume Critique Day, which occurs once each semester. You can also schedule an appointment with a career development specialist to have your resume critiqued.
Resume Creation Worksheet — will help to organize, develop, and create your first resume
Resume Improvement Worksheet — will help to improve your existing resume
Optimal Resume — a website with resume examples and templates from Western Michigan University students
Infusing industry buzzwords and skills relevant to the position you are applying for is an important part of crafting your resume. Use the resume keyword handouts below when creating or updating your resume.