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Résumé, Cover Letter Writing & More 

What should you include in a résumé? Is a cover letter necessary? When do you use a CV (Curriculum Vitae)? Students and alumni may contact Career and Personal Development at (630) 829-6040 or for answers to all of these questions. Drop in during walk-in hours or schedule an appointment to refine your résumé and cover letter, or develop new documents. Request an appointment for a mock interview and receive professional feedback on your interviewing skills. To get started, download the guides listed below or access our instructional videos  to assist you in these essential activities. 

FID shotGuides for Career Success  

Have you already completed a résumé and/or cover letter? Log on to Career Connect to upload your document so that you can apply for an internship or job.

*Instructional videos on many of these career topics coming soon! 

Graduate School Preparation

The Career and Personal Development team is available to help you with graduate school preparation - from helping you research the various options to submitting your application and practicing effective interviewing skills.  See below for some of our online resources and contact us for information or to make an appointment.  To work on your personal statement, visit the Academic Support Center.

Graduate School Information Online


  • GMAT - Graduate Management Assessment Test 
  • GRE - Graduate Record Examination 
  • LSAT - Law School Admission Test 
  • MCAT - Medical College Admission Test 
  • PCAT - Pharmacy College Admission Test 


Student Life

Mark McHorney
Chief Student Engagement Officer 

Krasa Student Center, Room 175
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.