Resumes and Interviews


Standard Chronological Resume Template

View the resume template to make sure that your resume contains essential information.

Career Development Guide

Western Michigan University's Career Development Guide will help you:

  • Effectively communicate your skills to employers in resumes, cover letters, and during interviews.
  • Write cover letters, thank you letters, and reference lists.
  • Interview and negotiate.
  • Write a curriculum vitae.
  • Prepare for career fairs and other interactions with employers.

    View WMU Career Development Guide


Big Interview 

Use Big Interview to learn and practice your interviewing skills whether you are preparing for a job or a graduate school interview. 

Employer On Duty

Participate in Employer On Duty to practice interviewing with seasoned recruiters. Have your documents reviewed by Career Zone staff

Resume, cover letter, and interview rubrics

Use the rubrics to ensure that your job application materials are professional and contain all necessary information.