Examples of Solid Resumes
Sometimes it’s helpful to see an example or two of a well-constructed résumé. Here are a few you can look at for content, formatting, and layout ideas.
- Madeline Miller
- Fatima Abdi
- Stella Sills
- Brandon Brady
- Resume Examples by Career Field, such as business, nonprofit & advocacy, tech, and more! Choose the career field you are interested in and click on the“Resume Examples” section to view.
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!