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Cover Letters, Resumes, and Interviewing 

Every LTA student is required to produce a resume and write a cover letter, with the goal of finding success in interviewing and landing a really great job. This is a collection of useful sites for these important job seeking activities.

Cover Letters

Here you'll find help writing a cover letter that will make you stand out from other candidates. 

COD Career Services Center Guide to Cover Letter Writing

The Writing Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University Cover Letter Workshop

How to Write a Cover Letter: 31 Tips You Need to Know


Resumes

Writing a resume isn't always easy, but these resources can help get you started. 

Resume Generator from ReadWriteThink

Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University Resume Workshop

COD Career Services Center Guide to Resume Writing

COD Career Services Center Resume Basics

Harvard Business Review: How to Write a Resume That Stands Out

 
Interviewing

Interviews can be intimidating, but with lots of preparation and some help from these resources, you'll improve your chances of landing the job. 

Career Services from Western State College (Colorado) Interview Preparation

The Riley Guide to Interviewing

UMUC Interviewing Guide

 

For additional help, visit the Library's Career and College Information site or find resources and assistance through Career Services


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Contact Information


Carol Sturz, Coordinator
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 3137, (630) 942-2597

Lisa Pastore, Administrative Assistant
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1008, (630) 942-3074

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592