A resume and cover letter are your marketing tools to impress a potential employer and secure an interview. There are hundreds of books on the market with good advice about writing effective resumes and cover letters, each with a different opinion on style and content. Writing a quality resume and cover letter for internship and full-time job opportunities begins with a targeted, one-page summary of your skills and experiences that convinces the employer you would be successful in that position. The goal is to make your materials so engaging that the reader cannot wait to meet you.
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