An exceptional resume is key to the professional realm, submit yours for a chance to win a bookstore goodie bag and more!
The Resume Challenge is a student contest where students submit their resume to a panel of judges and an exceptional resume is selected for each class year.
Selected students win a swag bag of bookstore goodies and apparel plus a feature on CCEC social media! Winning resumes are also immortalized as an example for others to reference! (Personal information is removed before sharing.)
The 2022-23 Resume Challenge will be announced in April 2023.
Once the challenge begins, you can participate by creating/improving your resume using these resources and having a conversation with our Student Career Advisors. You can schedule an appointment over Handshake or pop in to their drop-in hours.
Then, finalize your submission by submitting your resume to a Handshake posting that will be created and shared with the challenge is announced. Winners will be notified the second week of May.
Resumes will be reviewed by a panel of professionals representing various industries. Resumes are judged based on three categories: organization & formatting, content & clarity, and holistic feel & representation.
- Browse resume resources from our website, including helpful resume samples, templates, and tips.
- Refine your resume by attending virtual drop-in hours or schedule a resume review with our Student Career Advisors or Career and Community Engagement Center Staff to get professional opinions and suggestions.
- Watch these Resume Challenge webinars for beginner and pro tips.
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions and we are happy to assist you!