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A resume is a 1-2 page document that lists your background emphasizing ONLY relevant experience and how it relates to the position to which you are applying Tailoring your resume is important so you demonstrate that you have the skills to effectively perform the job.  A general resume does not work because an employer is evaluating you based off of what they are looking for which is listed on the posting under ‘qualifications’ or ‘requirements’.  Thus, knowing what job you want is the first task before you begin writing your resume.  If you are struggling with coming up with a job title or career path, click here.
View our Guide to Writing Exceptional Resumes to start or to tweak your resume.  After updating your resume, drop-in during our Quick Tip hours to get your résumé reviewed by a career advisor, no appointment necessary!
Quick Tips
Monday – Thursday
11:00am-1:00pm & 3:00pm-5:00pm
Are you a student at AMC? The Writing Center offers resume help to you!


What is the purpose of a resume? 
The purpose of a resume is to generate interviews for the jobs to which you have applied. 
How do I know if I have a good targeted resume?
Is your resume generating interview opportunities for you?  If so, then you know it is working.  If not, then you may need to adjust your resume’s content.
If your resume is not working for you, call the Career Center at 303.556.2250 to schedule an appointment to meet with a career advisor or visit the Career Center in Tivoli 267 during Drop-in Quick Tip hours.
For more details and resources on writing resumes, see the resources below.



Guide to Writing Exceptional Resumes

Our Resume Guide will help you tailor your resume throughout your collegiate career. It details what information to include in a quality resume, how to organize that information, and other helpful tips to make your resume stand out.

Federal Resumes

Interested in applying to a Federal Job? Download this brochure for an overview of the Federal Government branches, helpful federal websites, resume tips, federal resume example, and much more!
Read about KSA changes:
·         A Guide to KSA Writing
·         KSA Handbook

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Resumes & Cover Letters​




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