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Free Online Resume, Cover Letter Help

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Writing a cover letter and crafting a resume can be challenging at best and downright scary at worst. Whether you’re looking for a part-time job, a summer internship, or a full-time position after graduation, UF offers a wide range of online career prep tools available anywhere, anytime.

UF Career Resource Center
The Career Resource Center’s Job & Internship Search page provides career road maps to help you plan for the future, information on researching employers, job and internship listings, networking and salary-negotiation tips, and more! And if you’re in a STEM major, check out their Gator Launch mentoring program.

UF Writing Studio
In addition to in-person appointments, the University Writing Program offers online resources that cover everything from citation guides to resume writing. Before submitting a job application, watch a short video to brush up on your grammar skills or check out the Writing Studio’s online cover letter guide.

Lynda.com
Beat long-car-trip boredom this spring break and check out some lynda.com tutorials on job hunting! The site offers both intensive courses like the popular Job Hunting Online to quick hitters like the one-hour Designing a Resume video lesson. Log in to lynda.com for free anytime by visiting UFIT’s Training website.