Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Resumes & Cover Letters

Resumes & Digital Resumes

Your resume represents an essential component of the job and internship application process. The resume includes information relevant to the opportunity you are pursuing and provides the connection between your education, experiences, and skills to the employer and industry of interest. Your resume can also (and should be) a part of your online brand. What story does your online brand tell about your professional skills and experience? Get comprehensive information, guidelines and assistance on our Resume page.

Cover Letters

A cover letter is often required by employers when submitting a resume for a job or internship. Cover letters represent a one-page document that highlights your writing style, contains no spelling and grammatical errors, and includes your most relevant coursework, experiences, and skills to the opportunity of interest. Get comprehensive information, guidelines and assistance on our Cover Letter Guide page.

Resume Walk-In Hours & Coaching Appointments

Walk-In Coaching - Stop by our office and meet with a Career Coach during a 15-minute walk-in for assistance with resume and cover letter writing, interviewing strategies, researching careers or learning about LACS resources.  If you are just getting started with career services, beginning your resume or cover letter, or polishing your application materials, walk-ins are for you! Click on the link above for our current walk-in advising schedule. Please note that we offer only scheduled appointments during the summer, winter, and spring breaks.

Coaching Appointments - After your walk-in advising session, schedule an appointment with a career coach to learn more about how your resume can help you land a job or internship. Your coach can help in other areas as well, including researching careers and improving your interviewing skills. Please contact our office at 512-471-7900 to schedule an appointment.


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    University of Texas at Austin
    FAC 18
    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
    512-471-7900