Sample Resumes

Following are a variety of resume samples to provide you with an idea of different styles/formats. Take a look at all of them and create your own draft; then have it critiqued by XPD staff. (Resumes are posted in PDF format using Adobe Acrobat.  If you are unable to view the resumes, please use this link to download Adobe Acrobat Reader to your computer.)

*Please note: some organizations utilize Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to review and evaluate candidates' resumes. If the organization you are applying to utilizes an ATS to screen candidates, it is suggested you avoid the use of PDFs and text boxes on your resume. If you have questions, contact the organization's Human Resources department for clarification on preferred format of resume.

Resume for FY students:
Sample 1

Resume for FY/SO students:
Sample 1

Resume for Study Abroad:
Sample 1

Resume for Highlighting Relevant Experience:
Sample 1  
Sample 2 - Same content with different visual layout
Sample 3 - Same content with different visual layout

Resume Samples - Targeted Industry/Career Fields:

Sample 1 - Business-related
Sample 2 - Education-related (Elementary focus - 2 pages)
Sample 2A - Education-related (Elementary focus - 1 page)
Sample 3 - Education-related (Secondary focus - 2 pages)
Sample 3A - Education-related (Secondary focus - 1 page)
Sample 4 - Graduate School (1 page format)
Sample 5 - Graduate School (2 page format)
Sample 6 - Healthcare/Nursing-related (highlight internship experience)
Sample 7 - Healthcare/Nursing-related
Sample 8 - Healthcare/Nutrition (2 page format)
Sample 9 - Science-related (Biology focus)
Sample 10 - Science-related (Chemistry focus)   
Sample 11 - Social Services-related
Sample 12 - Arts-related (Theater focus)
Sample 13 - Art-related (Sophomore level)
Sample 14 - Orientation Leader Applicant 1 (Highlighting campus activities)
Sample 15 - Orientation Leader Applicant 2 (Highlighting campus activities)

Resumes for Alums:
Sample 1 (With graduate school experience)
Sample 2 (With "summary")

Providing List of References:
Sample 1