Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Resumes & Cover Letters
Your resume and cover letter are both critical components of a successful job search. They are your marketing tools that will get you interviews. It is important for them to be more than just good; they need to be excellent. Click below to get more information about how to develop effective resumes and cover letters.

Resume & Cover Letter Formatting Guides (PDF)


Action Verb Lists (to assist in crafting descriptive bullet points on your resume)

Reference Page Tips and Sample

Sample Resumes (all are downloadable PDF files):

*Check out each sample (regardless of major) and view as a guide to gather ideas for how you might want to format your resume.  Contact the Career Center to set up an individual appointment to discuss your resume. 


Commercial Music & Music Business


Communication & English Writing

Human Services

Information Systems




Music Performance

Organizational Leadership

Theatre Production & Stage Management


Formatting and Content 

Sample Letter of Application

Sample Letter of Application (Cover Letter) for an Internship

Sample Letter of Application (Cover Letter) for a Full-Time Position

Sample Letter of Inquiry

Sample Interview Follow-Up Letter


Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL