The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Writing Center Workshops
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Writing Résumés and Cover Letters

Come to this workshop to learn what employers say they want in résumés and cover letters and how to meet those criteria impressively.



Overview

In today's competitive job market, it's more important than ever to make your credientials stand out above the crowd. Come to this workshop to learn what employers say they want in résumés and cover letters and how to meet those criteria impressively.

This workshop is not appropriate for people who are writing an academic curriculum vitae. During the fall semester we will offer workshops specifically about writing CVs.

Students who have already written a cover letter or résumé and want individual advice for improving it should schedule appointments to meet individually with a Writing Center instructor.

Students working on résumés and cover letters should also seek advice from College of Letters and Sciences (1305 Linden Drive, Suite 205, 608–262–3921), as well as from the many placement offices in individual schools, colleges, and departments across the University.


Intended Audience

Any student who needs to write a résumé and/or cover letter. Please note that this workshop is not appropriate for people writing an academic curriculum vitae.


Duration

1.5 hours


Schedule for Summer 2017

Wednesday, 7/19, 3:00–4:30 (Sec. 1)


Register for this workshop

To register, please click on this link, which will take you to the Office of Human Resources’ online registration system. You will receive an email confirmation from the UW-Madison Writing Center once the registration goes through.