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Create a Resume / Cover Letter / LinkedIn Profile

Writing, and refining these important career documents and profile can land you strong first impressions with employers and alumni.

Utilize the below resources, as well as the career field-specific resume samples available through the “Explore Career Interests” tab of our site, to create, update, and strengthen your professional documents.

Would you like feedback on your document(s)? Contact the Gateway Career Center (610-330-5115) for details regarding our weekly Gateway & Go Drop-In availability and our Document Review Days that take place each semester. You can also schedule a time to meet with your Gateway Career Counselor, via your Handshake account, to discuss your document(s).

45 Rare Action Verbs for Your Resume (with Examples)

45 Rare Action Verbs for Your Resume (with Examples)

When you outline an accomplishment on your resume, why use a bland (and often meaningless) adjective when you can deploy a powerful action verb to add some depth?

Thoughtful action verbs …

By Resume.io
Use professional field-tested resume templates that follow the exact "resume rules" employers look for. Easy to use and done within minutes!
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Cover Letter Tips for Recent Graduates

Searching for your first job after graduation can seem daunting, but with the right tools, like a polished cover letter, you can stand out from other candidates. Here are five tips to craft an impressive cover letter as a recent …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Should I Put My Pronouns on My Resume? Ask the “Queer Career Coach”

While we now use online job boards and Zoom meetings in place of classified ads and formal handshakes, one thing remains the same: A good resume can speak volumes about you, before you even open your mouth. Your resume is …

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