Resume & Cover Letter Guidelines

Welcome to the IEOR Graduate Student Resume and Cover Letter Resource page. 

We are pleased to release our Graduate Student resume book to hundreds of employers each semester containing the resumes of any IEOR graduate student who abides by our resume format requirements and guidelines.

Resumes submitted to the resume book that do not abide by the formatting requirements outlined below will not be included in the resume book. There will be no exceptions made.

The IEOR Career Team strongly encourages you to utilize one of these resume templates which will help you in following our guidelines and requirements outlined in detail below. 

IEOR Recommended Resume Templates

IEOR Required Resume Format

IEOR Required Cover Letter Format

12 Simple Tweaks that Make Your Resume Easier to Review

Resources from the Columbia Center for Career Education (CCE) You Should Review: