Resume and Cover Letter
An applicant’s professional history and qualifications are outlined in a resume. A cover letter is a way for
the applicant to make a professional introduction to the hiring manager and demonstrate an interest in the
Develop a current resume and create a formal cover letter for a position for which you would like to apply.
Create both the cover letter and resume using a professionally accepted format.
Include the following:
Resume: Detail your overall education, credentials, and professional experience, such as licenses, earned
degrees, certifications, professional experiences, previous positions held, membership in professional
organizations, publications, and skills.
Write a one-page double spaced introductory cover letter in which you explain your professional objectives,
professional interests, and strengths as an applicant.
Prior to submission, share your resume with a colleague and obtain feedback. Revise your resume as
While APA style format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected,
and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can
be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support
articles for assistance.