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CVs and Cover letters

As well as an opportunity to attend specific GradClub workshops on CVs and get personal feedback as part of the 1 to 1 coaching service, there are a range of online and careers library reference books (some offered on a short-term loan system) detailed below.

Online Resources available to download 

A range of materials provided by The Careers Group, University of London that are free to download...

How to write a CV - booklet
An information booklet acting as a reference point for how to build your Cv and Cover letter.  Includes information on how to adapt your Cv for a specific purpose, how to market different types of experience and a selection of example Cvs and cover letters.

How to write a CV - leaflet
A short guide to creating your CV including an annotated example.

How to write a cover letter - leaflet
A short guide to creating your Cover letter including an annotated example.

The Careers Service Guide - booklet
A careers handbook that includes chapters on CVs and Cover Letters.

Grammar guide to assist students with constructing their application. (Please note that Careers Consultants can not proof-read applications or CVs for grammar or spelling errors).

Careers Tagged
Our staff and other Career Professionals from across our parent body, The Careers Group, University of London, have provided reviews and descriptions of a wide range of other websites and online resources on our online careers resource library - Careers Tagged. Use tags such as "Applications”, "CVs", "Covering Letters " etc. and/or tags for the sector you've applied to to link to a range of online resources to get started...

Reference books available from the UCL Careers Library

Ready Made CVs, Lynn Williams*
Templates of CVs for jobs in different industries along with specific advice for each type of CV.

Killer CVs & Hidden Approaches, Graham Perkins*
How to approach gaining employment with major chapters focusing on the CV and Covering Letter.

*These books can be used at the Careers Service or borrowed for up to 3 working days with a £10 cash deposit. Other books are for reference only.

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