Resume Help for Students

Virtually every student needs to write a resume at some stage, but the vast majority fall to take advantage of every resource available to them. To ensure that your resume is as polished and professional as it can possibly be, considering utilizing one of Career and Employment Services' free resume-related services.

Workshops

Our Cover Letters and Resumes that ROAR workshop will help you to create documents that are Results-Oriented And Relevant. Learn how to compose powerful, effectively cover letters and resumes that employers will notice.

To see our workshop schedule, consult the Career Events Calendar via mySuccess or click to view our Workshop Schedule for this semester.

Peer Resume Clinics

Career and Employment Services operates several weekly Peer Resume Clinics on a drop-in basis. These sessions, typically held between September and April, are conducted by specially trained student volunteers who will review your resume and provide you with constructive feedback. If possible, please bring a paper copy of your resume to the clinic. If you don't have a resume yet, this is also a great starting point at which you can receive valuable tip sheet about resume writing.

Click to view our Peer Resume Clinic schedule for this semester. Be sure to confirm drop-in clinic hours by consulting the Career Events Calendar via mySuccess.

Email Resume Service

If, for whatever reason, you can't commit to an in-person appointment, a Career and Employment Services staff member can still evaluate your resume and offer you useful formative feedback.

Email a Microsoft Word document containing your resume to careerservices@uwindsor.ca. A Career and Employment Services team member will critique it and email it back to you within three to five business days. Please be sure to include your name and student number in the body of the email.

Online Resources

Career and Employment Services hosts a number of downloadable student resources that help to clarify the career-planning process. The following resources apply to this topic:

​Further career-oriented resources are available through mySuccess. From the left menu, select Career then Resources.