Below, find résumé resources that will help to better prepare you for your job search and broader career development.
Articulating your City Year experience
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Résumé templates and alumni examples
For writing great résumé bullet points that articulate transferable skills, check out these examples from alums.
For currently serving AmeriCorps members:
- Try this highly recommended AmeriCorps member résumé template – very clean and simple design.
- Here are 40+ alumni résumé examples across sectors that capture different ways to showcase your service experience. You are also welcome to follow up with any alum who shared their contact info on their résumé with any questions about their career path.
- Complete this team-based or individual activity that presents multiple learning options to build knowledge and skills with writing strong résumés.
Coursera’s “Writing winning résumés and cover letters” course: Learn how to convert your résumé into a dynamic asset statement that conveys your talents in the language that an employer understands and produce a strong cover letter to help you achieve your career goals.
Job Scan’s “How to write a résumé that recruiters will really love” step-by-step résumé guide.
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