Résumés & Cover Letters

Every person is unique so while there will be commonalities, your résumé and other application items should reflect who you are and how you fit into a specific job, not what a template says.

  • Learn résumé philosophy and tips that you will use to develop a basic résumé and cover letter
  • Customize your résumé, cover letter and other items for each job and company which may also vary depending on how you apply- in person, electronically, at a career fair
  • Ask for and present references
  • Put your technical projects and work product into a portfolio that demonstrates your professional accomplishments
  • Build and refine your résumé each semester

FINISH- Start now for a strong finish

Cover Letter Example
Cover Letter Samples from Job Choices Magazine
The Art of Writing Job Letters Search through Decline

Résumé Guide from ASU Career Services
Résumé Starter Example
Build Your Summary Statement
Résumé Best Practices
Technical Résumé PPT
Optimal Résumé – Find examples and submit your résumé for review to the Fulton Schools Career Center directly from Optimal Résumé, hone interviewing skills and develop a personal brand.

For your résumé, use your own individual experiences, projects and strengths. Employers will soon discover if you misrepresent yourself or if you used someone else’s résumé. Check out the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Code of Ethics for more information.

Program First Year SO JR SR & New Grad
Masters & PhD
Biomedical Engineering BME FR 1st
BME FR 2nd
Electrical Engineering EE FR 1stEE FR 2nd EE SO EE JR EE SR EE MS

Personal Statements for scholarships, graduate school and more