July 11 – Writing Strong Job Documents with Richard Montauk

Richard Montauk, author of How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs and noted career consultant, will lead a resume and cover letter writing session designed to help graduate students and alumni be strategic in their pursuit of employment in the non-profit or for-profit world. Richard will also offer follow up 30-minute career advising sessions on Thursday, July 12. To sign up for an advising session, you can follow the instructions at this link. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 212-817-7425.


Writing a strong resume is not merely a matter of converting a CV into a resume. Nor is it simply a matter of choosing between chronological, functional, or combination format–or deciding between one and multi-page formats. The advent of applicant tracking systems (ATS, in the jargon) requires a completely different approach to resume-writing for many jobs. We’ll explore each of these formats–when to use which, and how to get the most out of whichever one you choose. Finally, we’ll talk about cover letters and how to write one that does what it’s supposed to do–give an employer a sense of how you would do the job.


Please register using our sign-up form.



Wednesday, July 11, 2018
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Room C202, Graduate Center


Jennifer S. Furlong, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Career Planning and Professional Development

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

365 Fifth Avenue, Room 3300.17

New York, NY 10016-4309




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