Build Your Resume

How to Build Your Resume

Career Services is available to all students from all majors at any time during their WVU Tech experience. Early visits to Career Services can help you maximize your time at WVU Tech.

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Get involved on campus

Potential employers and graduate programs look favorably on involvement in college outside of the classroom. Participate in the SGA. Serve as an Orientation Leader or Resident Assistant. Become a tutor. Assist faculty with research and projects. Participate in community service. 

Bottom line? Get Involved!
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Build a career network

Good networking skills are critical to finding job. Access the networking opportunities offered through WVU Tech. These include attending company information sessions offered on campus, career fairs, and other events sponsored by academic programs or Career Services.

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Establish work experiences

Internships, co-ops and summer jobs help build relevant work experience that can be critical to finding employment in today’s job market. 


Volunteer resources

Build leadership, teamwork and other important life skills that will assist you in developing career direction and citizenship by volunteering. Career Services can connect you with  nonprofit organizations who need help or you can come out to the many opportunities for community service offered through Service and Learning.

Resume Resources and Samples

Resume Basics
Action Verbs for Resumes and Professional Profiles

Sample Cover Letter (PDF) (WORD)

Accounting (PDF) (WORD)
Adventure Recreation Management (PDF) (WORD)
Biology (PDF) (WORD)
Chemical Engineering (PDF) (WORD)
Criminal Justice (PDF) (WORD)
Electrical Engineering (PDF) (WORD)
History and Government (PDF) (WORD)
Mechanical Engineering (PDF) (WORD)
Nursing (PDF) (WORD)

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