The usual purpose of a resume is to obtain an interview; thus a well written resume can be a vital asset in the internship, co-op or job search.

Five steps to a well-written resume

  1. Read or review the resources on resume writing listed below (the first two links contain helpful steps for students writing their first college level resume)
  2. Compose an initial resume draft
  3. Have a Career Center staff member or career advisor review your resume
    1. Either schedule an Individual Appointment, which are available on a year round basis.
    2. Or attend one of the Resume Review walk-in sessions offered more frequently at the beginning of each semester and regularly every Wednesday between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. .
  4. Revise resume as appropriate
  5. Have your resume reviewed a second time (either by the Career Center or at least proofread for errors by a detail-oriented individual)

Web resource links

KU resources

  • The Engineering Career Center has multiple print resume resources available free to students, such as magazines and handouts. These can be picked up in 1410 LEEP2 or at either of the two Career Center Express locations:
  • Main vending machine area on the first floor of Eaton Hall
  • Southeast first floor entrance to Learned Hall
  • Books on resume writing and cover letters can be checked out from the Career Center library at 1410 LEEP2





Web links (for faculty, teacher, post doc and research positions)

CV Tips

Additional Application Materials & Relevant Articles




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