Auburn Student and Alumni Resources

Welcome Auburn students and alumni! We appreciate you taking the time to stop by our site and check out the writing guide and other free resources we have to offer. The team at Auburn’s Career Center provides a comprehensive suite of resources to assist with interviewing, exploring career options, and researching internship and job opportunities, and we’d like to complement that with our expertise in creating highly effective resumes, cover letters, and social media profiles.

We love getting to work with students and recent graduates, providing free advice, resources, and tools to make sure that you are starting your job search off the right way. After all, you only have one chance to make a first impression, so you want to be sure to put your best foot forward!

Resume Writing Guide

Check out our free Resume Writing Guide for Students

Resume Templates

We also have a couple of samples to give you some ideas for your own resume.

Chronological Resume Sample
Functional Resume Sample

Relevant Articles to Jumpstart Your Job Search

How to Write an Awesome Resume – Part 1
How to Write an Awesome Resume – Part 2
How to Write an Awesome Resume – Part 3
How to Impress Employers With Your References
Five Reasons Your Cover Letter Is Killing Your Job Search
Appropriate Email Addresses for a Resume

Recommended Reading

The Turbulent Twenties Survival Guide: Figuring Out Who You Are, What You Want, and Where You’re Going After College by Marcos Salazar
What Color is Your Parachute by Richard Nelson Bolles
Leadership Principles for Graduates: Create Success in Life One Day at a Time by John C. Maxwell

Complimentary Resume Review

We encourage all students and alumni to send us your resume for a quick evaluation. We’ll share with you your resume’s strong points, what could be improved, and how you can fix it before sending it out to prospective employers.

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