SAMPLE RESUMES & COVER LETTERS

RESUMES

Action Verbs

Action Verbs

Making Your Resume ATS Friendly

Making Your Resume ATS Friendly

Sample MCRP Resume

Sample MCRP Resume

Sample MPP Resume

Sample MPP Resume

MHA Sample Resume

Sample MHA Resume

COVER LETTERS

Cover Letter Template

Cover Letter Template

Cover Letter Template

Cover Letter Template

Cover Letter Template

Cover Letter Template

Sample MHA Cover Letter

Sample MHA Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

Sample MCRP Cover Letter

INTERVIEWING

Interviewing

Interviewing

SALARY NEGOTIATION

Salary Negotiation

Salary Negotiation

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Asking for Letters of Recommendation and References

Asking for Letters of Recommendation and References

Informational Interviewing Networking

Informational Interviewing Networking

Informational Meeting Requests

Informational Meeting Requests

Introductory Email

Introductory Email

Thank You Information

Thank You Information

Sample Thank You and Followup

Sample Thank You and Followup


CAREER TOOLS AND RESOURCES

CAREER RESOURCES FOR DIVERSE STUDENT POPULATIONS | a collection of career tips, resources, articles and information to support women, persons of color, LGBTQ+ persons, military veterans, those with disabilities, international students and more!

Guidebook to Writing a Federal Resume (OPM)

The Ultimate LinkedIn Guide

Career Advice for Emerging Planners – national survey by the APA Arizona Chapter

AICP Certification Information |January 2021 Presentation with APA professional practice director Felicia Braunstein who walks through the basics of the AICP Candidate Pilot Program. She addresses questions about the program from attendees on the call.

May 2020 Presentation with APA Professional Practice Director Felicia Braunstein to Bloustein students.

  • Click here for the general exam prep information (scroll to the middle of the page)
  • Click here for the Candidate exam prep information

Handshake Resource Library of Tools

Found in Handshake’s Resource Library, the following tools are free to all Rutgers University students. At the beginning of your first semester, create a profile in Handshake to access them.

GoingGlobal | Offers endless information about academics, internships, jobs, and employers in countries all over the world and is available through Handshake.

Vault Industry Guides | Learn about career fields and prepare for your job and internship search. Vault has articles, tips, and videos—not to mention hundreds of job and internship opportunities.

InterviewStream: Mock Interview | Allows you to rehearse questions online and further develop strong interview skills. You can select from thousands of sample interview questions and review your performance online individually, or with your Career Advisor.

 Bloustein’s InterviewStream: https://bloustein.interviewstream.com. This tool was developed for Bloustein’s undergrad students, but is very relevant for grad students as well!

LinkedIn Learning | Search for training modules on topics and skills you want to learn or improve.

Please click here for more information for a LinkedIn Learning Help Page, created by CTAAR.

IBISWorld | An industry research and market intelligence resource. This information helps with exploring new career areas, obtaining industry data, and preparing for interviews.

Traitify | A new scientifically-backed visual personality assessment designed to be completed in under two minutes. This assessment is available on any mobile, tablet, or desktop device.

NEW! Resume Worded| A cool new AI-powered tool at Rutgers, Resume Worded allows you to upload your resume and LinkedIn profile and get feedback to improve your resume and optimize your LinkedIn profile. You can also upload a job description and Resume Worded will help you target your resume to that job. Once done, you can review your work online individually, or make an appointment with your Bloustein Career Management Specialist who will add a ‘human’ perspective to help you brand your resume.