Resumes and job applications

You've found your dream job, and now you have to put in an application.

The following resources will give you some tips on putting together your application. If you are a current La Trobe student, additional resources are available in the Career Ready section of the MyLaTrobe app.

Developing your resume

Write an effective tailored resume to make a positive impression.

Writing a cover letter

Draft and finalise a cover letter which is tailored specifically to the role and organisation you are applying for.

Responding to key selection criteria

Address the key selection criteria for job applications by drawing from examples using the STAR framework.

Completing online applications

When applying for many jobs, particularly graduate programs, you will be required to complete an online application.