Preparation for Success

Career Services can help you PREPARE FOR SUCCESS by helping you begin or polish your RESUME and prepare for INTERVIEWS.

Workshops are offered throughout the year and individual assistance is also available by contacting


A helpful tool in creating your resume and helping to fill out job applications. Available in WORD or PDF.


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Chronological Resume

  • Emphasizes work history — where you worked and when.
  • Easy for employers to scan.
  • Often used by job seekers with steady work experience in their desired career field.
Chronological Sample

Functional Resume

  • Groups work experience and skills by skill areas or job function.
  • De-emphasizes lack of experience in a field.
  • Useful for first-time job seekers, those reentering the workforce, and career changers
Functional Sample

Combination Resume

  • Combines the knowledge, skills and abilities as highlighted in a functional resume with a shorter, chronological work summary.
  • Easily incorporates other experiences, like volunteering or internships.
  • Often used by job seekers with a varied employment history, and by career changers

Websites To Consider When Writing a Resume:
44 Resume Writing Tips