International Resume Tips

Resume and Cover Letter – In order to be successful and to ensure that your application materials receives the attention they deserve, become familiar with the typical U.S. resume format (see Writing a Résumé) and have your materials reviewed by the Career Development Center by making an appointment  by emailing

Resume Writing Tips

  • Be concise (one to two pages maximum)
  • Clearly identify skills and accomplishments using a bullet format
  • Do not include personal information such as marital status, race, gender and/or religion
  • Emphasize communication skills in English by ensuring materials are error free and follow American written standards