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Examples of Solid Résumés

Sometimes it’s helpful to see an example or two of a well-constructed résumé. Here is a couple you can look at—one chronological, the other skills-based/combination—for content, formatting, and layout ideas.

Résumé Content Checklist

Be sure to refer to the Résumé Content Checklist as you’re writing your résumé, revising it, and finalizing it.  The CLA Career Readiness Guide features this same categorized list of action verbs you can use. See page 72

Visit us at CLA Career Services to see even more samples. 

And remember: As always, we’re here to help!

Drop-In Résumé Reviews: Available to All CLA Students

Stop by CLA Career Services any weekday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to get your résumé reviewed! (Note: Summer and holiday hours are any weekday between 12 and 4:30 p.m.) Our peer advisors have special training in this area. We also review cover letters.

This is a free, walk-in service available to all students in the College of Liberal Arts. You can just stop by—you don't need an appointment.

Bring a draft if you have one, or print it here. We'll help you develop it and improve it. If you don't have a draft, review this page to get started and then come in!