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Learning to write your resume is an important step to prepare for your job search. Your resume serves as the first introduction of your skills and experiences to an employer. You want to make a first great impression take the time and receive assistance from Employment Services to make a competitive resume.

Your cover letter serves as an introduction to you and your resume. Unlike your resume, which provides facts and dates, your cover letter can provide more detail about what your skills can bring to their opening. Writing a strong, targeted cover letter can provide a competitive advantage to your application.


Getting ready for an interview involves a lot of preparation and practice. Learn what to do before, during and after an interview to impress your interviewers and get that job offer.  

Job Search:

Job searching can be a stressful and exciting time. Developing a strategy for your search can help you better navigate the process.

Career Closet: 

Need something to wear to your job interview or to work? Jefferson College Employment Services offers a Career Closet with donated business attire to provide free clothing to students and alumni. Contact Employment Service 636-481-3268 to shop the closet or donate gently used clothing. Please view the Career Closet Donation Guide before donating.

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