Welcome to Optimal Resume

OptimalResume™, brought to you by Cornell Career Services, offers you comprehensive tools to develop, create, manage, and share your professional credentials - whatever your career goals.

  • Develop high-impact, targeted resumes and cover letters
  • Create resumes in several formats, including Word® Compatible, Plain Text, PDF, and HTML
  • Manage your career documents from one central location
  • Share your credentials on your own professional website and across social networking sites

Choose from many different resume styles, and change the look of an existing resume with just a few clicks. Comprehensive, up-to-date video help is available in the Document Center. After creating your resume or cover letter, bring it to Career Services for a review. Please call or stop by soon.

This website is enhanced on a regular basis. Coming soon: mock interviews and portfolio-management tools!

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Cornell Career Services

Cornell University
103/203 Barnes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853




Main Office Hours:Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm