Cornell University

Preparing Credentials

Once you have set career goals and researched employers, you are ready to market yourself through resumes and cover letters. You will probably need to prepare multiple versions of your resume and cover letter to target employers' needs very specifically. Refer to information in the Telling Your Story section for assistance with your materials.

Your goal is to prepare well-constructed resumes and job-search correspondence, to attract an employer's interest in you so that you are invited for an interview.