Drop-Ins will be held at Coop Fountain today from 10:30-11:30am and 3-4:30pm.

Create a Resume / Cover Letter

Where to start: Résumé and Cover Letters

Whether you have been working on your résumé, cover letter and references long before Pomona College, or this is your first time even thinking about how to put those materials together, the CDO is here to help guide you through that process, no matter what stage of your career journey you might find yourself in.

Below, please find some helpful tips and guidance on how to…

…write a résumé

What experiences and achievements have led you down your career path to where (and who) you are today? Your resume is a snapshot of your story. The CDO has a number of resources to assist in finding the right tools to help you achieve your career goals.

…write a curriculum vitae

Working on a résumé/CV, cover letter, interview skills, or more? The CDO has complied a number of resources to aid you in developing those skills.

…write a cover letter

What is a cover letter?  A cover letter introduces you, explains your purpose for writing, highlights a few of your experiences or skills, and requests an opportunity to meet personally with the potential employer.  Find examples and learn more about the best ways to write a cover letter that will help you stand out from the rest.

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Career Resources

Contact & Location

Phone
(909) 621-8144
Address

Alexander Hall
550 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The CDO is closed from 12-1pm daily.

Students and alumni are welcome to drop-in Mon. - Fri. from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Virtual and in-person appointments are also available.