Wagner Career Services Resume Guide

A resume is a summary of your education, professional experience, and technical skills that are directly related or “relevant” to a specific position for which you are applying.

In combination with a well-crafted cover letter, a resume is a marketing tool designed to persuade an employer that you possess the skills and qualifications to warrant further consideration—via an interview—for a given position. While a strong resume will help you to leave a positive, lasting impression on an employer, a poorly constructed resume will undoubtedly be used to screen you out of the selection process. With so much at stake, your resume should be nothing less than impeccable.

The following guide will help you to achieve this goal: https://wagner.nyu.edu/files/careers/ResumeGuide.pdf

For more information about career resources available at NYU Wagner, visit: http://wagner.nyu.edu/careers/

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