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RN to BSN Program (Online): Cover Letter & Résumé

The RN-BSN nursing program enrolls Registered Nurses with current RN licenses from associate degree and diploma programs to the baccalaureate program with advanced standing.

Helpful Web & Database Resources

Cover letters and résumés oftentimes serve as a potential employer’s first impression of you.

Check out the following links for ideas and help:

Purdue University has helpful tips for writing résumés and cover letters.

Templates

Check out the following templates from CMU Student Services.

Résumé Resources

A résumé is a document that is used to outline your experiences—professional, academic, extracurricular—and the skills you have acquired as a result.

Think of your résumé as a kind of advertisement for yourself: a strong résumé should make the reader want to meet and interview you. 


You can browse the library's collection with the subject term Résumés (Employment).

Or, check out the following individual titles available at Tomlinson Library:

Cover Letter Writing

Cover letters are an opportunity to highlight, elaborate and draw attention to the relevant skills and accomplishments you have to offer. 

The cover letter allows you to introduce yourself to the employer and explain things such as your passion or interest for the organization that do not fit within your résumé.


You can browse the library's collection with the subject term Cover letters.

Or, check out the following individual titles available at Tomlinson Library: