Resume Tutorial

Before you apply for your next job, you'll want to be sure that you have a top-quality resume that reflects your professional experience and gains the attention of prospective employers. Career Services has created this tutorial to help get you on the right track.

Begin the Tutorial


  • Take the time to read each section carefully. You'll discover critical tips that will help you to produce a stand-out resume.
  • Within the tutorial, you can move from section to section using the links at the bottom of each page.
  • You can return to a specific section by using the links below.

Resume Tutorial Topics


Purpose of the Resume

Defining Your Job Goal

Four Standard Resume Formats

  1. Chronological Resume: The Basics and Samples
  2. Functional Resume: The Basics and Samples
  3. Electronic/Scan-able Resume
  4. Federal Resume

Five Things to Remember

Resume Dos and Don'ts

Frequently Asked Questions

Action Verbs

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