The current job market is very competitive. You need to stand out when you apply for a job to get an interview. We can help you build a professional resume and cover letter and help you tailor it to the jobs for which you're applying. We'll show you how to handle common issues like gaps in employment, too few (or too many) years of experience and highlight your strengths.
Make Your Application Count
Most resumes only get a few seconds of attention. You need your resume and cover letter to stand out and create excitement and interest and it takes more than a nice template! Cookie-cutter templates don't account for your unique experiences, skills and objectives. Let us help you.
- Create a Career Services Online account; submit your resume and search for jobs.
- Email a copy of your resume to CareerServices@DaytonaState.edu
- Make an appointment with a career advisor.
- Appointments take approximately 30 min.
- Bring a copy of your resume. Print it here on resume stationary for free.
- If possible, bring the job or internship description for which you are applying or be prepared to discuss the specific type of work you would like to do. If you don't yet know, we'll help you with career planning - usually before you begin a resume.
If you're comfortable creating your own resume and would like basic tips and ideas, these resources might be helpful. After you complete your resume, consider allowing us or another professional review it with you. Don't let a few basic mistakes get in the way of your next job!