Resumes and Cover Letters

How to Create Your Résumé

For help on writing your résumé, view our Résumé Writing page.


Utilize the Résumé Development Worksheet and Action Words list to describe your experiences


Build your résumé based on the information you listed on the Résumé Development Worksheet

Samples are for Viewing

Templates are for Creating Your Resume


  • Utilize the Résumé Rubric as a checklist.
  • Have Career Services staff review your résumé and help you finalize it.
  • Make an appointment with Career Services at 804-524-5211 or come during walk-in hours

Cover Letters



Use the following as an example to create your Reference List: 
Note:  Use the same heading for your résumé as your reference page heading.