Resumes, Letters & Interviews



A resume is a brief, concise document that presents, and effectively sells, your most relevant and positive credentials for employment, admission to graduate school, consideration for a scholarship or fellowship, or other professional purpose.

How to write a resume

An effective resume features strong content in a complementary form. The purpose of a resume is to motivate the reader to want to learn more about you in an interview.

Resume types

When to use them and what to include.

For more resume samples and tips, visit the UW Career Guide

Additional resume writing videos:

Your LinkedIn profile

Use your resume to kickstart the content of your LinkedIn profile!