Resumes and Cover Letters

What does yours say about you?

A good resume can be the difference between landing or losing the job you’ve always wanted. The Office of Career Education staff is here to help you develop your resume, curriculum vitae (CV) or cover letter.

To set up an appointment, call 304-696-2370 or email us career@marshall.edu.

To have your document reviewed, upload to Handshake account

Direction to upload:

  1. Click on your name in the left navigation pane
  2. Select Documents in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Click on New Document
  4. Title and upload the document of your choice and click create document. (If you want employers to be able to view your resume, click the box to make it public.)
  5. The Office of Career Education must approve all resumes. You will receive a notification once your resume is approved.

Once your document is reviewed, a Career Coach will email you with edits/suggestions or ask that you schedule an appointment.

Resume Resources

Cover Letter Resources

References

Career Education COVID-19 Update

The global COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all facets of our lives. The rapid spread of this virus has caused communities worldwide to reinvent how we interact socially and maintain the communities in which we live and work.

Students: The Office of Career Education staff are available via email and video for online appointments and related services.

Employers: We realize that COVID-19 is impacting participation in campus recruitment events and workforce planning. Learn about ways to stay connected with the Office of Career Education.