The SEAS Career Center will be operating virtually during summer 2021. Read more about GW's coronavirus response here.

Resume & Cover Letter Checklist

Resume and Cover Letter Checklist

  1. Refer to and follow the SEAS Resume & Cover Letter Guide for useful guidance, tips, and sample resumes and cover letters. 
  2. Have someone in your industry (a peer, a colleague, or a professor, etc.) review your resume and/or cover letter.
  3. Plan to see a SEAS career coach; see your career coaching options here.
  4. Continue to update your resume and write unique cover letters that correspond to each position you apply to.

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Need Help Writing Your Cover Letter?

The Writing Center offers free 50-minute online writing consultation appointments six days a week via ZOOM. Click here to sign up for an appointment. The Center welcomes undergraduate and graduate students from all schools, at all levels, as well as …

By Amber Samuels
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Feb 11th: SEAS Resume Reviews and Feedback by Industry Professionals

Register now for the Resume Review & Feedback Event on February 11th. 

SEAS students will have the opportunity to meet with SEAS alumni and industry professionals to receive feedback on their resumes. Learn how you can improve your document and …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Student Success Story: Aashis Luitel

At the W. Scott Amey Career Center, it’s our mission to empower students to be major contributors to their local and global community. We aim to do this by providing access to holistic personal and professional development. Today, meet Aashis …

By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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Staff Spotlight: Meet Amber Samuels

Get to know the Career Center Staff this semester!

Q: What is your role at the SEAS Career Services Center (i.e., W. Scott Amey Career Services Center)? 

A: At the SEAS Career Services Center, I work as the Career Services …

By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

We get it. Writing a cover letter for every application is hard. So when you come across the words “cover letter optional” on a job posting, you might feel a weight lift off of you. After all, your application just …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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