Résumé Writing

A résumé is a tool for you to demonstrate your history, skills and qualifications to potential employers and to pique that potential employer’s interest – enough for them to invite you in for an interview.

What do I need a résumé for?

  •     Summer Jobs
  •     Internships
  •     Scholarships
  •     College Applications

How do I write a Résumé?

Résumé writing is a step-by-step process and many students require assistance. The staff of the Transfer and Career Services Office is available to help you through this process. We can talk to you about the steps that are necessary and walk you through them.

Steps to Writing a Résumé

  • Brainstorm on a piece of paper: Write down your past work, school and volunteer experiences. Even things that seem minor to you could be an important piece of your résumé.
  • Obtain the dates and locations of your experiences.
  • Choose your résumé format: reverse chronological, functional or a combined format.