University of California, RiversideUCR



Create an Effective Resume Quickly

With the help of our resources, online Resume Builder and professional feedback, you can craft a standout resume fast

1. Resume and Cover Letter Samples 

Organize your information with worksheets and advice from our Resume Guide. Use real-world examples as models.

Resume Resources
Resume Guide
Action Verbs for Resumes

Sample Resumes
Sample – First Year Student
Sample – Limited Experience
Sample – Engineering
Sample – Marketing
Sample – Biology
Sample – Humanities
Sample – Accounting
Sample – Bioengineering, Grad Student
Sample – Functional Resume, Grad Student

Sample Cover Letters
How to Format a Cover Letter
Sample Email Cover Letter
See a career counselor for additional assistance with business correspondence.

2. Get Professional Feedback

Bring your resume to the Career Center during drop-in hours (Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Friday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.). Our counselors can help.


3. Put Your Resume in the Right Hands

While you are looking for a job, employers are looking for you. Strategically place your resume so they can find you.

  1. Upload your resume to Handshake.
  2. RSVP to a career fair and submit your resume directly to recruiters attending.



More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Career Center
Career Center Plaza

Tel: (951) 827-3631
Fax: (951) 827-2447
Student Questions: careercounseling@ucr.edu
Employer Questions: careerrecruiting@ucr.edu