Here are strong resume and cover letter samples for public relations student and junior level professionals. Note you should customize your resume and cover letter for EACH position, EACH company…avoid the generic letter or cover. Also, be sure to save your cover/resume as your FirstNameLastNameResume.doc and FirstNameLastNameCoverLtr.doc.
coverletterPR – click for a sample cover letter
intern-resume-sample – if you have not yet interned
resumesamplePR – click link for a sample resume
PR QuickStart Tutorial for new PR pros and students to brush up their knowledge and skills: http://www.prquickstart.org/
My favorite resources from http://www.prsa.org: http://www.prsa.org/Jobcenter/career_resources/career_level/entry_level/ –
- Use a sample resume as a template to get started.
- Learn about the five most common mistakes HR managers see.
- Get guidance on writing an effective cover letter and resume.
The Perfect Professional Portfolio: http://wp.me/p234Fa-e5
Cal Berkeley’s Career & Internship guide: https://career.berkeley.edu/Guide/Guide.stm (amazing resume samples, cover letters, search strategies, interview tips and more!)
My articles with great tips to chart a path to success:
Resume Essentials & Tips: http://wp.me/p234Fa-z
How to ace the inteview & get the job: http://wp.me/p234Fa-2a
Managing your college career: http://wp.me/p234Fa-1W
How to be a star intern: http://wp.me/p234Fa-38