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Link to entries here that would be applicable to a specific job that you would like to share with employers.  If you would like to include your professional resume in your e-Portfolio, see the resume format information below.

Resume Format

NAME: State full name, type in bold and use a large type





*Include these things in your paper resume, but you may not want to put this information on your e-Portfolio Website

OBJECTIVE: indicate the position or general type of job you are seeking. Example 1: Obtain an entry level position in a business or industry using my strengths in clerical procedures and customer contacts.  Example 2: Obtain an entry-level position in a health or human services facility using my strengths with individual care and personal attention to needs of others.


SUMMARY STATEMENT: (optional) list your qualifications – show employers what you have to offer. Example: Enjoy detailed work and exhibit initiative, creativity and resourcefulness; Able to utilize organizational and problem solving skills; Reliable, efficient and capable of completing a variety of tasks; Good team-player, work well with all kinds of people; etc.


EDUCATION: if you are a recent graduate, place your education here, list your diploma (or expected date of graduation), degree, certificate, name of school and location, relevant courses (may be a separate section). GPA may be appropriate (only include GPA if it is above a 3.0).


WORK EXPERIENCE: list each job separately starting with your present job or most recent job first; state your position, major responsibilities, duties and accomplishments. Be concise and use action words listed below.


SKILLS: list relevant skills. This may include transferable, technical and computer skills. Skills include the machines you can operate, computer hardware, software in which you are competent. Examples: filing, record keeping, operate a cash register, copier, fax machines, IBM computer, Macintosh computer, proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.


ACTIVITIES, HONORS, AWARDS: extracurricular activities, community activities, sports, honor roll, certificates, awards, etc.


*You may want to look at Microsoft Word’s Resume Templates for ideas on how to present your resume in a professional manner.