Name: (give your name a larger, bold font to make it stand out)
Address_________________________ Phone numbers: _________________
Objective State objective to specify the job you are seeking in no more than two lines.
Education Calhoun Community College
A.S., A.A.S., etc. _________________ Grad Date: ____________
Grade Point Average: ______ (list only if it is above average)
Relevant Use this space to list only those courses relevant to the position you are
Coursework seeking. This is useful for applicants who have not received their degrees or
who have certificates. Limit course listings to six and space appropriately for a
Computer Skills Operating Systems: (Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 2000)
(Circle those can use)
Software: (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.)
Network: (Internet Explorer, World Wide Web, Netscape, email, etc.)
History Date: Employer:_________________ Location: ____________
10/05-Present Job Title: ____________________________
Use numbers for dates employed
to save space. Begin with your Duties: * __________________________________________
current or most recent job. Always
use action verbs in the present ____________________________________________________
tense to describe current duties.
Verbs must be parallel to maintain
History (cont’d) Date: Employer:_________________ Location: ____________
Be consistent in the use of 10/04-09/05 Job Title: ____________________________
numbers for dates employed.
For former jobs continue to use Duties: * ___________________________________________
action verbs, but this time you
must use them in the past tense _____________________________________________________
to describe your duties.
Date: Employer:_________________ Location: ____________
09/03-10/04 Job Title: ____________________________
Duties: * ___________________________________________
Extracurricular List any activities you are involved in outside the classroom. This may be volunteer
Activities work in the community as well as with school organizations. If you are an elected
officer in a club please don’t neglect to put it down!
Honors and Awards List awards and honors you received while in school. Who’s Who, Dean’s List and
President’s List are just a few examples. If you are “fresh” out of high school you may
list any relevant awards you obtained your senior year.
References Available upon request
(You should keep on hand a minimum of three people you can use as references. Proper titles, names,
addresses and phone numbers are extremely important. Don’t use relatives or “buddies”.
Calhoun Community College Career Services Office
131 Chasteen Student Center