Career Preparation



Cover Letters, Resumes and CVs   •.  OSU Career Success Selected Resources   •.  Career Resources   •   Personal Statements   •  Academic Job Materials   


Cover Letters, Resumes and CVs


Designing an Effective Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Writing an Effective Résumé

Job Letter and Résumé Checklist

Résumé Maintenance 

Common Résumé Errors 


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OSU Career Success Selected Resources:


ASC Career Success Writing Cover Letters

Alumni Association Resume and Cover Letter Guide (with samples)

Resume Writing and Cover Letters (ASC Career Success)

  • Hloom's Resume Templates
    There's over 280 free professional resume templates that can assist you in personalizing your resume.

Resume Review Checklist

PDF icon Writing Center Resume help FlowChart UNDERGRAD (ASC Career Success)

PDF icon Writing Center Resume Help FlowChart GRAD (ASC Career Success)

Action Verbs for Resume development 


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Career Resources


A New Way for Ph.D.s to Plan Their Careers

-------> Imagine PhD


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Personal Statements 


PDF icon Personal Statements 

PDF icon Personal Statement Worksheet

Pre-med Personal Statements [PPTX]


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Academic Job Materials


PostDoc Cover Letter Worksheet

Cover Letter Workshop

 Diversity Statement Workshop

PDF icon Undergraduate College Application Essays Handout 


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