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Resumes & More:
Resumes & More

Resume Basics

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Career Portfolio Resources





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SkillsFirst is a robust career management system available to Walden students and alumni to create letters, resumes, CVs, and career portfolios; and practice interviewing skills. Refer to the following step-by-step guides to get started:

Resumes and Cover Letters




SkillsFirst for Walden Alumni:

For recent grads who have access to their Walden email and password, log into SkillsFirst here.  We recommend that you download all documents that you created in SkillsFirst upon completion of your Walden program.

For alumni who no longer have access to their Walden credentials, please contact the Career Planning and Development team at to receive instructions on how to create a new Alumni Account in SkillsFirst.

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Cover Letters