Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Résumés and Cover Letters

Before you begin your job search you will need to develop your cover letters, résumés, and other documents.

Once you have written your cover letter and/or résumé consider submitting the document for critique to: ask4careeradvice@psu.edu for the 48 Hour Résumé Critique Service. Your cover letter and/or résumé will be critiqued by one of the Career Services staff and available for you to pick-up in the Career Services Office two business days after submitting.

Before submitting your documents for critique, be sure to use the résumé checklist, which covers the items that the Career Services office will look at when reviewing your cover letter and/or résumé, and use this checklist to do your own review and try to meet the standards shown.

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