Resource Library

Throughout your journey at Columbia SPS, you will create multiple variations of your résumé. This includes a standard version intended for the online résumé database, along with customized editions designed for specific positions, companies, or industries.

The résumé you construct during your time at Columbia SPS will serve as the foundation for future adaptations and will be utilized in the online résumé database provided to recruiters during the fall recruiting season.

Use SPS Resume templates to make formatting easy:


Career Resources

Resume Building

Creating a Professional Resume

Employers only look at a resume for 7-10 seconds so it’s important to use a common …

Cover Letters

Tailored Cover Letters

Write a tailored cover letter for every job application you submit. Why? Because every job is different …

Career Design Lab Video Library

The Career Design Lab hosts a variety of career related events throughout the year. If you happened to miss an …

Career Design Workbook

The Career Design workbook will guide you in your career search through in-depth looks at industries, search techniques, and application …

Rise First College Success Roadmap

Rise First’s College Success Roadmap is aimed to enable first-generation student success. With this roadmap, Rise First hopes to provide …

The Miseducation of the Underrepresented Job Seeker

Jennifer Tardy’s free guide, downloadable below contains information to empower historically underrepresented job seekers on:

Tips & Insights to transform …