Review the 4 Rules of Resume Writing.
Chronological Resume Example
Organizes your information based on date. Most well-known type of resume.
Functional Resume Example
Organizes your information by skill areas. A great format for individuals with limited related experiences or older experiences.
Combined Resume Example
Organizes your information using skill area headings, followed by experiences organized chronologically under each related heading.
A resource to help you develop strong, tailored, and professional statements for under each experience.
Cover Letter Example
A sample Cover Letter highlighting the applicant’s skills, experiences, and fit for the specific position. Remember to create a new Cover Letter for every position you apply to, customizing the information you include based on the job posting.
References List Example
A sample list of References highlighting the information you will want to include.
Informational Interviewing Info Sheet
A breakdown of what an informational interview is, how to prepare, and questions you may want to ask.
The Art of Networking: A Guide to Building Connections that Count
A short guide to understanding what networking is, how to find networking opportunities, developing your ‘elevator pitch’, and identifying your potential networking barriers—among a couple of other great tips to building authentic relationships.
Interview Preparation Guide
Discover the types of interviews that typically exist, how to dress, and what to bring with you. Even use our practice questions and ‘Do’s & Don’ts’ to help you build your confidence so you can focus on putting your best foot forward.
- Career Self Assessments to connect your life and work goals
- Career Planning with your program in mind
- Student-friendly career blogs:
- Get to know the Job Market: Databases, websites, & salary information
- Find Work: Job posting sites in London & Canada, and for Full-time, Part-time, Summer, Government Positions
- Grad School & Other Post-Degree Options: What you need to know if you’re considering grad school, a professional program, or a post-degree program.
- Non-Profit Employment Opportunities
- Endless Possibilities: Websites for Working or Volunteering Abroad, Experiential Learning, Youth Entrepreneurial Programs
- City of London Positions
- Working at Brescia, Western, King’s, Huron
Tips & Advice
- Work Search, Grad/Professional School
- Short Videos & Resource Packages on career options in various job areas
Note: The Student Life Centre does not screen organizations or their employment opportunities/labour practices. When applying for any opportunity it is your responsibility, and it is in your best interest, to research the organizations and their associated fees and practices.