LAYOUT OF A RESUME
Present Address: Permanent Address
Street Address Street Address
City, State zip City, State zip
Phone number Phone number
e-mail address personal e-mail
(if you have one)
OBJECTIVE: State what type of position you are seeking and/or what type of industry you
want to be employed in, and/or what skills you want to utilize in the position.
EDUCATION: University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of __________ April, 200_
Major:_______________ Minor: ____________
GPA: Major GPA:
DO NOT LIST YOUR HIGH SCHOOL UNLESS YOU ARE A FRESHMAN
HONORS AND Academic honors and awards should be listed here. Honors include Dean’s list,
AWARDS: honor societies, etc. Awards include any scholarships you received.
KEY COURSES: List courses related to the position to which you are applying.
COMPUTER List hardware, software, and any programming languages you have worked
INTERNSHIP This section is used to highlight career-related experience. This could be
(or) RELATED internships, volunteer work, or any paid experience. When writing about this,
EXPERIENCE: use the format described below for “work experience.”
WORK Company Name City, State
EXPERIENCE: Job Title Dates of employment
• Describe your job duties
• One per line
• Begin with an action verb
• Try to use the bullet format instead of paragraph format
ACTIVITIES: List all activities you have been involved in, both on and off campus. Be sure to
describe any leadership positions.