Resumes, CVs, Cover Letters and LinkedIn

Knowing how to sell your value to prospective employers can make the difference between landing that interview or not. Schedule an appointment with a GECD career advisor to get experienced feedback on all your career documents.


The starting point: a summary of your education, work experience, skills, and other attributes relevant to a potential employer.

Cover Letters

A cover letter is a one-page accompaniment to a resume or CV expressing your interest in an organization and highlighting experiences that make you the right candidate.

Curriculum Vitaes (CVs)

A curriculum vitae (CV) is like an academic resume used when applying for teaching and research opportunities, fellowships, graduate school or other academic training. CVs summarize educational and academic history and may include more detail than a resume about teaching experience, publications, and academic honors and awards.


The world’s largest and fastest-growing professional social network. A well-written profile can attract recruiters and opportunities, but LinkedIn also has many tools to help you develop the connections to find – and land – your next career adventure.