Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

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Special Event

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Teens, Adults
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Program Details

Watch a recording of this event at https://youtu.be/_3dzkOP1hMc.

Would you like individual writing assistance from the ISU Writing and Media Center? Register at https://iastate.mywconline.com. (Non-students are welcome! Just enter "NA" for Student ID, etc.)

Learn about the purpose and parts of resumes and cover letters—including content, organization, and design—from Paula Rawlins of Iowa State University’s Writing and Media Center. Rawlins and Library staff  will also share tips for completing online job applications and tools for creating your resume.

After the presentation, you'll be able to ask questions and learn how to sign up for individual writing assistance from the Writing and Media Center.

Provided in partnership with Iowa State University’s Writing and Media Center.


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