Introduction to Resumes

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A resume is a critical communication tool that helps in the job search process. This module is intended for underclassman who have not yet created a resume or are working on revising the basics of its formation.

Download Lesson Plan

Step One

Download the Introduction to Resumes lesson plan and carefully review the information as it highlights all preparation needed before the class.


Download Presentation

Step Two

Please download the Introduction to Resumes PowerPoint slides and carefully read through notes. If you choose an optional activity for your class, you will need to make edits to the slides.


Select and Download Class Activities

Step Three

There are two activities included in the slides for your students. You may swap those with optional activities, but you must update the slides to reflect those changes. Optional activities make excellent pre or post-class assignments.

Activities Included in Slides:

Optional Activities: