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The overall objective of your resume is to provide a composite snapshot of who are and what skills, abilities and knowledge you have acquired through coursework, projects, self taught initiatives, service- learning, student organizations, volunteer work and employment. The emphasis lies on what you have to offer rather than a chronological timeline.

  1. Maximum length is one page; use half inch margins and 11 or 12 font size; do not place or refer to references at this time
  2. Use descriptive action verbs – Resume Verbs, adjectives, numbers and buzz words particular to your major to portray professionalism and clarity
  3. Check for spelling, grammar, punctuation and correct verb tense
  4. Minimize lines, graphics or other distracting visuals

Review a resume example for your major, one similar to your major, or a topical resume to gain insight on how to incorporate experiences and knowledge.

  1. Accounting
  2. Advertising or Public Relations
  3. Communication
  4. Computer Science & Information Technology Template
  5. Computer Science #1
  6. Computer Science #2
  7. Digital Media
  8. Education
  9. Engineering Freshman, Sophomore
  10. Engineering Seniors
  11. Engineering – With Internship
  12. English
  13. Finance
  14. Human Communications
  15. Marketing
  16. Political Science
  17. Psychology Behavioral Forensics
  18. Psychology #2
  19. Radio TV
  20. Sciences
  21. Social Media
Interviewing
  1. Successful Interviewing
  2. Definitions for Soft Skills
  3. Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills
  4. Behavioral Interviews
  5. Optimal Resume Interview Prep
Letters
  1. Professional correspondence