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Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

Career Development & Recruiting

Creating Resumes

Getting Started

Read the resume writing introduction to get started writing your resume. Additional tips to consider:

Sample Resumes

Writing Cover Letters

A cover letter, while not always required, can make a difference—especially when applying for jobs in the newspaper or over the internet. A good letter should establish your intentions, enthusiasm, and knowledge of the company. Start with the cover letter introduction .

Sample Cover Letters

Get it reviewed!

Now that you have a resume and/or cover letter ready, come by the career center and get it reviewed by one of our staff. You can either schedule an appointment or bring your document by the career center during drop-in hours.

We request that you bring a hard printed copy of your resume and/or cover letter with you for your appointment or drop-in session. See the appointment and drop-in informattion below:

Appointments and Drop-in Schedules

Cancellation and No-Show Policy for Scheduled Appointments:

If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please notify our office 24 hours in advance. This allows our staff to offer your appointment time to another student, who is in need of our services. Failure to cancel your appointment within 24 hours, more than once, will result in losing your appointment privileges for the semester; however, you may still utilize our drop-in services.

Summer Schedule:

Students can call (864) 656-0440 to schedule an individual appointment with a counselor for questions or assistance. Appointments are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10 am to 12 pm and on Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 2 pm to 3 pm.

Drop-in Counseling Hours:
Students may drop-in for quick, 15 minute one-on-one counseling sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 4 pm.

INT 8010 CPT Advising: CPT Drop-in Hours are Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 10 am to Noon, and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:30 pm to 4 pm. Students signed up for the INT 8010 class may drop-in during these times for CPT Advising. Please bring your IS-130 form and offer letter to the Drop-in session.

Co-op CPT Advising: Students enrolled in Co-op with a Co-op offer should call (864) 656-3150 to schedule a time for advising.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm.

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