Create a Resume / Cover Letter

When it comes time to apply for a job or internship, many of us feel stuck figuring out how to explain our background and experiences in a way that will be compelling to employers. While this process can be tedious, we’re here to help! Check out the resources below and schedule an appointment with us if you need guidance. It is very beneficial to have your documents reviewed and get feedback before submitting them.

Resume and Cover Letter Guide

UCCS Guide to Resume Writing

List of Action Verbs

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Resume & Cover Letter Reviews

We highly recommend scheduling an appointment with a career coach to help make your materials stand out!

Current Students: Schedule an appointment with a career coach or peer career advisor on Starfish or stop by our front desk at University Center 114. (Guide Available)

Alumni: Email us at with a few details on what you’re looking for and we’re happy to get you connected to a coach!

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Translating Military Experience to Your Resume

How to Write a Civilian Resume

From Military to Civilian: Resume Translation

Difference Between a Curriculum Vitae and a Resume (And When to Use a Curriculum Vitae)

What is a Curriculum Vitae?

Difference Between a CV and a Resume

UCCS Curriculum Vitae Development Guide

If you need extra assistance in developing your Curriculum Vitae, please schedule an appointment with one of our career coaches and we can help!


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