Develop Application Materials

  • Resumes

  • Cover Letters

Here you’ll find Isenberg’s signature guides to creating a solid resume and cover letter, as well as some tips you can use today to make sure your application materials stand out to employers. Whether you’re just starting your first draft or are tailoring your documents for a specific opportunity, you’ve come to the right place!

Resources

The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Undergraduate Students
The Isenberg Cover Letter: A How-to Guide for Undergraduate Students
The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Specialized Masters Students
The Cover Letter

Examine 4 key areas of cover letters: the content, argument, writing style, and format.

Impact Bullet Writing Worksheet

Use this useful worksheet to create detail oriented, SMART bullets for you resume!

View this example of a stellar Operations and Information Management resume for inspiration to help you construct a resume that …

Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

Jenny Foss
Job seekers typically understand that there’s some sort of digital barrier standing between them and the jobs they see advertised…

Writing a Cover Letter

Jenny Foss
Cover letters matter. When done right, they spell out clearly who you are, what you have to offer, and—most importantly—why…

Cover Letter Tips

Jenny Foss
Cover letters offer job seekers an opportunity to explain how their education, skills, and experiences line up directly with the…

Resume Makeover

Jenny Foss
If you’re looking for your dream job, you have to be prepared to act quickly. That means having an incredible,…

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