Student Life

Resume Assistance

The Career Development Office offers resume writing and cover letter assistance to all students and alumni.  Career Development Staff can assist in making recommendations to completed resume materials or assist in the overall creation. This service is free and available to all students and alumni. Appointments can be made by contacting the Career Development Office springcareer@ben.edu.

Resources – After making an appointment please visit the following links to tools to help get us started prior to your appointment.

Resume Purpose Handbook – Explains the purpose of a resume and provides examples.

Resume Writing Worksheet – Serves as a guide to creating your resume.

Cover Letter Handbook – Explains the purpose of a cover letter and provides examples.

Illinois Small College Placement Association – Post your resume for employers to see.
Remember to use ISCPA as the school name when logging into your account after it has been created.