Starting a resume? Here is a great place to begin! Use the following questions to help develop the structure and content of your resume.

What kind of position do you seek?

  • Internship
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Other

What is your career target?

Are you developing this resume for a specific job posting? If so, what job?

  • Desired job title:
  • Industry (for profit/non-profit/government/educational):
  • Preferred Location:
  • Willing to Relocate? Yes / No

Your Skill Sets

  • What are your strongest 3 capabilities and why? Please be specific.
    1. _______________________
    2. _______________________
    3. _______________________

Specialized Training and Certification

  • Do you hold any certifications or specialized training? Foreign Language skills?
    1. ______________________
    2. ______________________
    3. ______________________

For on-campus and off-campus experiences, please include title of experience, your role, your accomplishments, skills you developed, etc.

On-Campus Experiences

  • Major/Minor:
  • Campus Organization / Athletics:
  • Honors:
  • Class Projects:
  • Work Study:
  • Study Abroad:
  • Leadership Positions:
  • Work Experience (paid or unpaid):
  • Internships/Practicum/Clinical Experiences:
  • Activities:
  • Community Involvement/Volunteer Work:
  • Leadership Experiences:

What are you known for?

  • What makes you unique? (Personality Traits, Background, etc.)

Additional Information

  • What makes you valuable to an employer?

What have you done that has helped you develop any of the following skills:

  • Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • Teamwork
  • Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Analytical
  • Technical