Resumes and Cover Letters

David Jenemann'93 offers helpful tips on what skills students develop while at Swarthmore that can be discussed on a resume or cover letter.

Additionally, these resources offer helpful tips for developing your resume and cover letters. Be sure to stop by to have your documents reviewed, Monday-Friday between 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM during the academic year.

Career Services' Resume and cover letter guide [pdf]
GPA Calculator: Swarthmore College GPA calculator. Use this as a resource once you decide to add your GPA to your resume.
Investment Banking Resume Template As suggested by alumni working in Ibanking
The Riley Guide: Guidelines on preparing and posting resumes online.
Monster: A resource of sample resumes for a variety of different fields.
Cover Letters: Quick Tips: A handy guide to writing cover letters from OWL at Purdue
Career Igniter: Free Resume Builder: A free service into which you enter in your education and career information and instantly download the completed resume to your computer in Microsoft Word format.