Examples of Solid Resumes

Sometimes it’s helpful to see an example or two of a well-constructed resume. Here are a few you can look at for content, formatting, and layout ideas.

Résumé Content Checklist

Be sure to refer to the Resume Content Checklist as you’re writing your resume, 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 Resume 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 resume 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!