Careers & Internships in Advertising & Public Relations

Resume, Cover Letter and Career Guides

Two ways to find books and materials on cover letters and resume writing:

  1. Browse the shelves: Books on this subject can be found both on the Reference floor and in the Stacks. Check both the 2nd floor (Reference) and 4th floor (Stacks) with the call number HF 5383
  2. Search our catalog. Use the Search form below to look for library resources.

Search for advertising career books and other library resources here

TIP: If you know the title, put it in "quotation marks"

Advertising Career Guides

Writing Samples

It's not uncommon for a prospective employer to request a writing sample from you. Below are some books that explain how to write a good memo or press release.


Do Your Homework!! (We Can Help)

Research prospective companies or ad agencies before you interview and even before you write your cover letter!

The more of an interest you demonstrate about the company, the more likely it is that the company will take an interest in you. In order to show an interest, you need to be knowledgeable about the company/agency. Newman Librarians have created several Research Guides to help you including:

Of course, we encourage you to Ask a Librarian to help identify information on prospective employers. Visit, email or chat with us.



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