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Answered By: BethMarie Gooding
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016     Views: 521

Your Career Services Advisor will be able to help you! They have a wealth of resources and expertise on resume writing.  The Career Services Advisor on your enrolled campus is the individual who will assist you. Reach out to your Career Services Advisor to schedule an appointment for a one-on-one review session.

Additionally, a wealth of resources and sample templates are available at OptimalResume (  Click on "New Users Click Here" to get started and create an account using your Rasmussen student email address. Through OptimalResume you can utilize the “Review Center” to submit your resume for feedback as well. 

You can also find great advice and examples of resumes through the Rasmussen's Online Library:


To find ebooks on writing resumes (and possibly cover letters) you can search our e-resources. If you type in "resumes", "resume writing", or "cover letters", etc. you will find some great results.

Example titles that have resume samples: Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without a Four-year Degree : A Collection of Quality Resumes By Professional Resume Writers

Quick Résumé & Cover Letter Book : Write and Use an Effective Résumé in Only One Day by J. Michael Farr


Articles from Magazines and Journals:

To find articles on resume writing, search the general education databases in the Rasmussen Library's E-Resources, the link is below with recommended databases.

Use the same type of search terms you would when searching for books, but you may also want to add words like "guides", "instructions", or "how to" to "resumes" or "resume writing"

Here are a few databases to try your searches in:

Academic Search Complete via EBSCO

Associates Program Source Plus via EBSCO

ProQuest (PQ Central +)


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