Resume and Cover Letter

One of the most common assignments across the US involves teaching students to write resumes for future employment. Often these assignments include lessons on cover letters, interviews, elevator pitches, and/or digital portfolios. The project linked here focuses primarily on understanding the resume as a rhetorical document, one that can be crafted for a particular audience by first performing research on the potential employer, the industry, and the field at large.

Click the Exercises or Instructor Resources menu for more information pertaining to teaching resumes or other employment documents.

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