CVs and covering letters

Sell and market yourself positively to an employer.

Your CV should summarise your career history, record your personal, educational, employment and voluntary experience and emphasise your knowledge, skills, responsibilities and achievements relevant to the job you are applying for.
Use a covering letter to profile and highlight the contents of your CV. It offers an opportunity to introduce yourself positively to the employer.

CV guides and templates

Access examples tailored to your course or School in the careers organisation on E-learning@Tees


More advice

See also


Video clips

Your LinkedIn profile

Find out how to market yourself positively and professionally to potential employers online. Create a LinkedIn profile - top tips, templates and guides on our using social media to find a job page

Video and digital CVs


Seek advice from a careers adviser

Get individual advice and feedback on your CV at an appointment or drop-in session


CV presentations

Develop the skills to create and update your own CV - attend our Successful CVs presentation.
Check our events page to see when the next session will be held