Your Professional Branding Tools: Résumé/CV, Cover Letter, LinkedIn Profile

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The Targeted Student Resume, Cover Letter & LinkedIn Profile


Career Development Resources

Students are encouraged to meet with our Career Coach for support with career planning. Appointments can be scheduled via the CACE online appointment system.

Prior to your meeting with our in-house Career Coach, follow these steps:

Watch this pre-recorded workshop on the Targeted Resume & Cover Letter. (Click here if you are a Physician Assistant Major and here if you are a Nursing Major)

Review and draft your resume according to the Targeted Student Resume & Cover Letter Reference Guide relevant to your major. These links are only accessible to current students using their Wagner email address:

Business, Liberal Arts majors | Undecided  |  Biological Sciences

Nursing  |   Physician Assistants


Need to prepare for an interview?

Watch this helpful workshop and then make an appointment to meet with our Career Coach for mock interview support. – How To Nail A Job Interview





LinkedIn is one of the most powerful professional development platforms.

To begin, start by creating a LinkedIn Profile. Your LinkedIn Profile will mirror your resume. It is important to have a strong, keyword rich Headline and Summary section. These sections help to establish your professional brand identify. Best practice is to have a headline statement that is targeted yet broad (ex: Aspiring Marketing Intern in Sports & Entertainment Industries). Learn more:

LinkedIn Profile Checklist  |   Using LinkedIn To Find a Job Or Internship

Need Help?

Not certain where to start? Still have questions? Don’t be afraid to ask for some help or advice from our staff. Make an appointment with us via our online appointment system.  You can also just stop in – we are located on the 3rd floor of the Union, right next to the Hawk’s Nest. Our service capacity is limited to current students and recent alumni who are less than 2 years post-graduation.