Resume & Cover Letter Tips

Create connection-ready documents today!

Resume & Cover Letter Tips

Looking to create or update your resume and cover letter? Use our examples as a guide and once you're ready stop by or email University Career Services to have your documents reviewed by a Career Coach.

 


Focus2

Student Career Exploration Tool

Focus2

Longwood University Career Services is proud to present Focus2. This self-assessment tool can help you explore options whether you're trying to decide on a major or figuring out your next step after graduation. Keep in mind this is simply an exploration tool-- its purpose is not to give you one direct answer but to help you see what major and career paths may be a good fit for you. Remember, the top occupations listed may not be the best occupations for you. You are free to choose which major and occupation most interests you!


Candid Career Portal

Watch 1,000's of video interviews and explore the real world

At University Career Services, we believe the best way to learn about the work world is through the experience of others. We've partnered with Candid Career, a premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals through an easy to use website. Candid Career is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers as well as advice that will give you an edge in your job search. Find your passion and land your dream job today!


LinkedIn Student Resource Portal

Visit Linkedin's website for students and start your "business of one"

Linkedin is the world's best website for building connections and strengthening your network. The company has built a website just for students to get valuable insights into building a profile and searching for jobs and internships. This is a great place to start for any student that is looking to begin their professional journey and start a "business of one" on Linkedin. Of course, we encourage all students to visit University Career Services for additional help on all things Linkedin.

Discover your earning potential with LinkedIn Salary.  Explore salaries by job title and location.  See how years of experience, industry, location, and more can impact your salary. 


Longwood Network

Find alumni that have volunteered to help students

Your looking to make connections and build your network. Hundreds of Longwood alumni have volunteered to help and are waiting for students to ask for advice. The Longwood Network is a web portal where students can find alumni and friends of Longwood that would love to chat by phone or over coffee for an informational interview. If you aren't sure about what an informational interview is or how to approach an alum for help, please make an appointment with University Career Services. For best results, use your Linkedin profile to create an account.


Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore your career options

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that can help you find career information on duties, education, training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of jobs.