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Resume and Cover letter Samples

"When looking at the drafts of my resumes, my final version stands out as clean and crisp.  I could not have accomplished this without your assistance! Thank you!"

Jennifer Hakko
Cleveland State University Graduate Student
M. A. Speech Language Pathology, May 2011


In order to distinguish yourself from your competition, your resume should clearly demonstrate your unique skills and preparation to employers. All this must must be communicated in 30 seconds.

Below are some resume samples from students in Cooperative Education and internships as well as entry-level professionals in different industries. If you are a student with limited experience, getting ready to graduate, or are thinking about changing to a new major/career, take a look at some of the different styles of resumes that demonstrate what works and what does not work for you.



Accounting Co-op Biology Co-op
Education Elementary Education Functional
Education Master Education Post-Baccalaureate
Environmental Resume Finance Resume
Marketing Resume Non-profit Resume
Project Management Resume Social Work Resume
Sports Management Resume Speech Resume
Urban Entry-level  


Education Cover Letter Entry Level Cover Letter
Management Training Referral Letter
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