Begin Writing Your Resume

Things to Include in Your Resume

Identifying Information

  • Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (not!)

Education Information

  • Major
  • Expected Graduation Date
  • GPA
  • Courses you have taken

Work Experience

  • Include all paid, volunteer, intern, or cooperative education experiences relevant to your objective. Start with most recent experience if using chronological format. Under your job title incorporate the dates of position held, title held, organization name, city, and state.
  • Also, encompass your responsibilities and accomplishments held at each position

Useful Skills

  • Useful skills include computer skills you have learned such as software applications, languages, hardware, operating systems, and language skills like specific level of fluency and ability to read and write

Before sending out your resume make an appointment with Career Services to aid you in writing and checking over your resume!

Resume Checklist

Resume Templates

Resume Checklist and Resume Templates go to the University of Scranton's Career Services website

Resume Checklist gives students a checklist for completing resumes

Resume Templates provide students with various templates to begin resume writing

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