Resume Building & Job Search Techniques - DPS 51019

DPS 51019 36 hours

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Resume Building and Job Search Techniques is a course designed to prepare participants for the internship application process and to re-enter the workforce after graduating from a UWPACE full-time program. This course will help students produce compelling cover letters and effective resumes, and employ successful job search techniques.


On completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Create a results-oriented resume that demonstrates relevant transferable skills to a specific prospective employer;
  • Articulate how their qualifications, skills and competencies match the employer’s needs;
  • Tailor resumes and cover letters in response to individual job postings;
  • Develop a personal brand that attracts the interest of top employers;
  • Gain competitive advantage through thorough labour market research;
  • Adopt strategies to effectively secure informational interviews to expand professional networks and to gain valuable insight into industry, organizational cultures, and career pathways;
  • Prepare effectively for the interview process by creating positive, effective, and concise responses to common interview questions.
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