Career Center

University of Mississippi


Resumes, Curricula Vitae, Letters, & Thank-you Notes

Strong resumes, cover letters and thank-you notes are essential elements in any great job search. Stand-out job correspondence can help you “get your foot in the door,” while bad resumes and letters will get tossed in the trash, along with your hopes of landing a good job.

Here’s how we can help:

Download our helpful handouts & PowerPoint presentations


Curricula Vitae

Cover Letters

Thank-you Letters

Recommendation Request Letter

Other Helpful Handouts/Videos


Correspondence Review Service

Drop your resume or cover letter off at the front desk, and have it critiqued and ready for you to pick up within 24-72 hours.

Vault Career Library and Career Center Resource Library
All of these resources can improve the design and content of your job-search correspondence.

Career Adviser
Sit down and discuss your resume with a trained professional. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of your job correspondence, and brainstorm ways to improve those documents. Call the Career Center at 662-915-7174 to set up an appointment with a career adviser.