A resume is a written summary of your qualifications for a particular job or type of employment. The purpose of a resume is to make the employer interested in you and invite you in for an interview. Your resume should include the following:
Your name, present and permanent address, and phone numbers with area code should be shown. You may include your e-mail.
This should be a statement that informs the employer of the type of employment you are seeking.
Provide name of degree(s) received, name of school(s), city and state, date of graduation or anticipated date of graduation. Include major and minor areas of study and GPA if 3.0 or higher. List the most recently attended institution first.
This should include a list of job titles or internship positions along with the company name, city, state and dates of employment. This should be followed by a brief description of your duties, responsibilities and accomplishments.
These may include but are not limited to: Relevant Courses, Internship, Computer Skills, Academic Honors, Military Experience, Professional Affiliations, Activities, Associations, etc. Depending on where the most relevant information lies, you can choose which of these can be included.
References should not be listed on the resume. See the reference sheet sample for information. If you have a credential file, your resume should indicate: Credential File Available Upon Request.
Sample #1: Entry-Level Candidate
Sample #2: Experienced Candidate