UCNJ Career Documents

Career Services has many resources available for you to use, whether on campus or at home! From developing a cover letter and resume, to creating an ePortfolio and website, these resources can help you fine tune your professional brand!  Check out the Job Search Resources section for additional tools and resources to support your career journey.


Resume, Cover Letter, and Thank you Email Samples

Use these samples as a starting point to creating your job search documents, or as a reference guide in updating your current documents.  Remember to keep your formatting simple so your resume and cover letter can be read by online Application Tracking Systems. These samples are “Applicant Tracking System Friendly.”  Don’t forget to spellcheck and proofread!


Resume Template (with tips!) PDF

Resume Template (with tips!) WORD

Sample Resume- Plain Text

Sample Resume- Touch of Color

Sample Resume- Separated Experience

Sample Nursing Resume- Clinical Competencies

Sample Nursing Resume- Clinical Details

List of Action Verbs for Resumes

Sample Summary Statements for Resumes

Sample Profile Statements for Resumes


Letters & Emails:

Cover Letter- Template Instructions

Cover Letter- Bulleted Highlights

Cover Letter- Detailed Paragraphs

Cover Letter- Email with Resume Attached

Cold Call Letter of Interest (not a direct application to a job posting)

Thank You Email After an Interview



References Sample