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Ask for Help Career Café Drop in virtually or in person to meet with one of our Student Career Coaches for assistance with most career development and exploration topics such as résumé assistance, interview preparation, major/career exploration, job search techniques, and other career oriented topics. While you are here, you can also have a cup of coffee on us! Visit our website for Career Café open hours and virtual Zoom information. www.tarleton.edu/careers

Career Development and Exploration Workshops Ask us about our interactive workshops over résumé development, interview preparation, and other career related topics! Visit our website for available workshops and registration. www.tarleton.edu/careers

Appointments You can schedule a résumé critique, mock interview, or career counseling appointment with one of our Career Services staff members IF you are actively applying for open positions, have a job interview scheduled, or are needing deeper career/major exploration. Active job seekers also have the option to attend a workshop and the Career Café (offered in person and virtually).

More Information Call 254-968-9078, email us at careers@tarleton.edu, or visit www.tarleton.edu/ careers for more information in relation to the Career Café, workshop times, or appointment availability.

* Appointments for a résumé critique or mock interview- If you are seeking these appointments, you must provide a copy of the job description to which you are applying or interviewing. All other inquiries will be referred to the Career Café or workshops.

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Code of Conduct The following procedures are provided as a basis for ethical conduct with the intention to protect you and employers. The reputations of the Career Services Center and Tarleton State University are at stake with employers when a student displays unprofessional behavior. This can also result in the loss of the recruiting opportunities for future students. Not adhering to the no show/cancellation procedures may result in a loss of privileges. If you have questions about the Code of Conduct or wish to make an appeal, please contact Alana Hefner, Director of Career Services, at (254) 968-9078 or hefner@tarleton.edu. If your appointment is for Monday or after a holiday and you need to cancel, call and leave a message over the weekend/holiday and state the time of your call. Code of Conduct Any communication (written or verbal) perceived by a Tarleton State staff or faculty as demeaning, threatening, derogatory or inflammatory by a student/ alumni may result in a loss of privileges and services provided by the Career Services Center. All instances will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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No Show and Cancellation Procedure When you sign up for an event, workshop, or appointment with Career Services, you are making a commitment, therefore expected to attend or cancel according to the guidelines below. If you fail to appear without canceling before 12 pm (noon) the day before your appointment time, you will be classified as a no show. You may be subject to approval by the Director of Career Services before arranging other appointments. Repeat offenders may be blocked from participating in programs and events at the discretion of the Career Services Director.  •  Accurate Representation Procedure— Always provide accurate information on your résumé and job applications. Do not falsify work experience, GPA, dates, qualifications, etc.


Table of Contents Ask for Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Code of Conduct. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Total Package Job Description. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Components of a Cover Letter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Total Package Cover Letter Sample . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Résumé Writing Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Total Package Résumé Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Total Package Reference Page Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Total Package Thank You Letter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Select a Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Chronological Résumé Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Functional Résumé Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Combination Résumé Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Résumé Guidance for Your First Résumé . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16 Articulating Experiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Résumé Writing Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Action Verbs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 First-Year Student Part-Time Résumé Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Upper Classman Part-Time Résumé Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Non-Traditional/Military Résumé Sample . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES Agricultural Services and Development Sample (Chronological Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Animal Production Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wildlife Management Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Business Administration in Management Sample (Functional Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Business Administration in Finance Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Computer Information Systems Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE Interdisciplinary Studies Sample (Chronological Style) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37-38 Kinesiology, Clinical Emphasis Sample (Chronological Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Kinesiology, Coaching Emphasis Sample (Combination Style) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AND FINE ARTS Digital Media Studies, Design Emphasis Sample (Chronological Style) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Communication Studies, Journalism and Broadcasting Emphasis Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Communication Studies, PREM Emphasis Sample (Chronological Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Criminal Justice Sample (Chronological Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Chemistry Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Biomedical Science Sample (Chronological Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manufacturing Engineering Technology Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Construction Science and Management Sample. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Computer Science Sample (Combination Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND HUMAN SERVICES Nursing Sample (Combination Style) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Medical Lab Sciences Sample (Chronological Style) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Social Work Sample (Chronological Style). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Tips for Electronic Résumé Submission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Curriculum Vitae and Personal Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Curriculum Vitae Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58-59 Résumé Format Rubric. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Thank You! 2021-2022 Employer Partners. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Advertiser Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

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Total Package Job Description The next few pages consist of what a total package looks like when it comes to sending in a cover letter, résumé, and reference page for a position. Each document should be tailored to the position you are applying for. Below is a sample job description. We have also included tips and samples for a cover letter, résumé, and reference page for this particular position.

Job Description

SUMMER ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP, TEXAS During the summer months, Sacred Heart General Hospital offers an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care administration or as a health care provider to participate in an internship program within our system. This program offers students an opportunity to gain familiarity with administrative and/or clinical functions and to participate in daily activities of the health care organization at an entity hospital or at the system level. To apply, please submit the following items before April 1:  •  Résumé   •  1-2 page cover letter stating career goals, leadership experience, volunteer work, relevant work experience, and how this internship can help you accomplish your career goals. Send information to HR@sacredheartgeneralhospital.org

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Components of a Cover Letter Components of a Cover Letter The cover letter is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the employer and let them know what position you are interested in. Be sure to sound professional but conversational. This is not a “fill-in-the-blank” letter; instead, you should tailor your cover letter to each company and position you apply for.

Your Street Address City, State Zip Code Skip a line.

Date Skip a line.

Recipient’s Name Recipient’s Title Company Name Business Address City, State Zip Code Dear Recipient's Name,

Skip a line here and between each paragraph.

•  Specify the position for which you are applying and how you found out about the position   •  If referred by a specific person, mention their name   •  State your reason for applying and why you are interested   •  Highlight your skills and qualifications and how you have demonstrated them   •  Provide evidence of researching the organization   •  Specify your work and school accomplishments and why the organization should hire you   •  Refer the employer to your enclosed résumé   •  Express the fact that you are qualified for the position   •  Explain how you can be contacted and invite the reader to contact you   •  Reiterate your interest and express your desire to meet for an interview Sincerely,

Typed Name Enclosure

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Skip 4 spaces between closing line and typed name for your signature.

Write “Enclosure” below typed name. This notifies the reader that your résumé and / or reference page is attached.


Total Package Cover Letter Sample 123 Walking Lane Glen Rose, TX 76442 March 24, 2020 Jane Smith Human Resources Director Sacred Heart General Hospital 317 John Street Stephenville, TX 76401 Ms. Smith, I am applying for the Summer Administrative Internship for Summer 2020 that I have researched on the Sacred Heart General Hospital web page. I am interested in pursuing a career in health care administration and the internship Sacred Heart General Hospital offers is of great interest to me and aligns with my career goals. Throughout my jobs and involvement in campus organizations, I have shown leadership through my actions and attitude in every position I have held. Engaging in a team environment has shown me that I can work well with others, as well as leading them to get the best results by communicating well on what needs to be done. I continuously strive to exceed expectations for the customer’s needs, the organization, and the job. My school has provided me opportunities in several organizations, honors courses, and the achievement of becoming a distinguished student. I know Sacred Heart has a high priority of giving back to the community, and my volunteer experience has demonstrated that I have the same values. I have volunteered with organizations and events from church activities to Breast Cancer and Autism Awareness events. The skills and experiences that I have accumulated will help me succeed in this internship as I further explore the opportunities within health care administration. I believe the Sacred Heart General Hospital internship appears to be exactly what I am looking for and will allow me the opportunity to use my skills while developing new ones to achieve a career in health care administration. I have provided my résumé for further review. Please let me know if you need further information. I can be reached at 254-555-1212 or Betty.White@go.tarleton.edu. I look forward to hearing back from you. Sincerely,

Betty White Enclosure

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Résumé Writing Tips Your résumé should clearly and concisely define your knowledge, experience, and expertise in your particular field of interest. Since a résumé consists of various sections, some required, while others are optional, you will note that each résumé sample you look at is different. Your résumé will be (and should be) unique to your experiences. The purpose of a résumé is to give employers a better idea of the candidate’s qualifications and experiences; therefore, it is vital to tailor your résumé to the objective or position you are applying for.

Content:   •  Keep the résumé to one page. Advanced degree students and candidates who have a wealth of relevant work history may require more than one page. If your résumé exceeds one page, be sure to include your name on subsequent pages.   •  Be clear, concise, and consistent in developing bullet points that describe your experiences.   •  Start each bullet point with an action verb.   •  Highlight achievements and quantify when possible.   •  Prioritize so that the most relevant items appear first.   •  Avoid abbreviating (your résumé is not a text message).

Format:   •  Your résumé should be easy to read with clean and simple lines and a reasonable amount of white space.   •  Use a font size that is readable, typically no smaller than 10 point font or larger than 14 point font. A larger font size is acceptable for your name.   •  Use formatting, such as underlining, boldfacing, and italicizing to guide the reader’s attention throughout your résumé.   •  Change the margins to narrow (1/2 inch margin on all sides) to maximize the spacing of your document.   •  Remove extra spaces if needed to avoid a few lines dropping past one page.   •  If your résumé exceeds one page, the second page should be at least half a page or more.  • We do not recommend using a template.

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Total Package Résumé Sample Betty White 123 Walking Lane, Glen Rose, TX 76442 | 254-555-1212 | Betty.White@go.tarleton.edu Objective Summer Administration Internship, Sacred Heart General Hospital Summary of Qualifications •  Involved in leadership and volunteer activities on and off campus •  Dedicated to reach and exceed new goals and objectives •  Motivated, self-directed and fast-paced learner •  Excellent communication skills Education Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Certifications CPR and First-Aid Certified Experience Team Member, Glen Rose Splash Pad, Glen Rose, TX •  Prepared park, cash trays, and facilities for public use •  Audited cash drawers at various intervals during workday •  Enforced rules and regulations to promote safety •  Handled disgruntled customers with effective communication and care

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May 2017 – Present

Summer 2017

Team Member, Whataburger, Glen Rose, TX Oct. 2013- Aug. 2015, Summer 2016 Stephenville, TX Nov. 2015 – Jan. 2016 •  Coordinated and expedited customer food service •  Communicated effectively with customers and team members to provide optimal service •  Assessed customer needs frequently •  Trained new employees on relevant tasks and food expediting process

Accomplishments Honors College Distinguished Student Member, Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business Member, Delta Zeta Sorority Member, Sigma Alpha Pi, Honor Society Volunteer Work Volunteer, First Methodist Church of Glen Rose, Glen Rose, TX Volunteer, Rock-out Workout, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Volunteer, Tarleton Round-Up, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

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Fall 2015 – Present Fall 2015, Spring 2017 Spring 2017 Fall 2015 Fall 2015

Summers 2012 – Present Oct. 2017 Mar. 2016, 2017


Total Package Reference Page Sample Betty White 123 Walking Lane, Glen Rose, TX 76442 | 254-555-1212 | Betty.White@go.tarleton.edu

References Joe Thompson Shift Leader Whataburger 254-111-2222 joethompson@hotmail.com Mary Smith Manager First Methodist Church of Glen Rose 817-555-1212 Mary.smith@methodist.org Shanna Black Supervisor Glen Rose Splash Pad 817-222-1123 sblack@glenroseparksandrec.org Steve Johnston Professor Tarleton State University 254-968-9000 johnston@tarleton.edu

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Use the same heading as your résumé.

Your references should go on a separate page from your résumé.

Limit to 3 - 5 references.

Make sure you ask your references before adding them to your reference page.

Provide your references with a copy of your résumé for a quick reference.

List references (ie: current or former employers, professors, etc.) who can address the skill sets you possess that are pertinent to the job you’re seeking.


Total Package Thank You Letter Ms. Smith, Thank you so much for the opportunity to meet with you regarding the 2020 Summer Administrative Internship. I learned a great deal regarding Sacred Heart General Hospital and how you genuinely invest in your employees and team members. I appreciated the tour of the Stephenville facility, and I now have a better understanding of how all of the departments are synchronized and operate as one. I look forward to hearing from you as I feel certain that my leadership experiences, philanthropy, and attention to detail are a great fit for this internship and Sacred Heart General Hospital. Kindest regards,

Thank you letters should be sent (handwritten or emailed) immediately following the interview.

Betty White

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Select a Style The first step to tailoring a résumé to your experiences is selecting a résumé style from the following options: The Chronological Résumé presents your education and work experience in a straightforward, reverse chronological order. It is effective if your work experience is relevant to your objective. The Functional Résumé concentrates on your qualifications that relate to the skills necessary to perform the desired job. This is effective if your work experience is NOT closely related to your objective. The Combination Résumé uses both styles. The skills or qualifications section identifies your skills in relation to your job or career objective. This format grabs the reader’s attention early.

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Chronological Résumé Sample 123 Career Lane Stephenville, Texas 76401

Anita Job

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OBJECTIVE A chronological-style résumé highlights your related experience in reverse chronological order, and is typically left to those with significant experience in the field.

Assistant Director, Residential Living and Learning

EDUCATION Master of Business Administration, August 2018 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business, May 2015 Minor in English Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

RELATED EXPERIENCE Residential Coordinator, Residential Living & Learning, Tarleton State University, July 2017 – Present   •  Supervise multiple residential facilities with approximately 900 residential students including the daily operations and functions of the buildings   •  Partner with multiple departments involved in daily operations and special projects   •  Commended by supervisors for strong budgeting efforts and strategic purchasing   •  Facilitate training and development for over 100 departmental employees   •  Launch a new employee evaluation process for department   •  Demonstrate effective and consistent communication while handling multiple time-sensitive tasks Graduate Assistant, Residential Living & Learning, Tarleton State University, July 2016 – July 2017   •  Assisted in selecting and ordering marketing merchandise for department   •  Supervised administrative duties of residential facility   •  Exceptional problem-solving skills during campus incidents/crises through on-call rotations   •  Aided with the oversight of a residential facility with approximately 500 residential students   •  Promoted to full-time professional staff after one year of Graduate Assistantship Management Trainee Intern, Enterprise Holdings, Fort Worth, Texas, May 2013 – August 2016   •  Participated with store management in interviewing, hiring, and training employees   •  Reported market activity to management by monitoring and analyzing competitive price lists and products   •  Coordinated with branch managers to plan and direct the work of the organization   •  Exceeded sales quota each month

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND HONORS Senator, Student Government Association, Tarleton State University, May 2012 – May 2015 President, Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business, May 2013 – May 2014 President, Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, May 2012 – May 2014 Risk Management Officer, Kappa Delta Rho, Zeta Beta Chapter, April 2012 – May 2014 Distinguished Student, Tarleton State University, Spring 2012 – Spring 2014 A section that includes any volunteer work, awards you have received, and organizations you have been a member of can be included in your résumé. You will be able to show that you were involved during school as well as include any achievements/awards earned.

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Functional Résumé Sample Anita Job

123 Career Lane Stephenville, TX 76401

anita-job@live.com 123.465.7891

Objective Brand Manager, Funimation

A functional-style résumé highlights your skills into themes related to the position you are applying for.

Education

Master of Business Administration, August 2019 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business, May 2016 Minor in English Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Only include degrees you received or are currently working on.

Skills

Brand Management/Marketing   •  Enhanced marketing campaign that accrued a 40% increase of new applicants   •  Structured rebranding of Residential Leader positions on campus   •  Revitalized brand awareness for departmental initiatives, improving client relationships and work flow   •  Cultivated strategic initiatives that benefited multiple departments   •  Directed new strategy for advertising departmental activities, updates, and reporting   •  Crafted emails, agendas, and memos on a daily basis Communication   •  Demonstrated effective and consistent communication while handling multiple time-sensitive tasks   •  Partnered with multiple departments involved in daily operations and special projects   •  Hosted regular meetings, fostering employee training and programs   •  Submitted various reports on training and development on an appropriate and regular basis Management   •  Proactively sought out unique low cost techniques allowing department to maintain a balanced budget   •  Directed new strategy for advertising departmental activities, updates, and reporting   •  Oversaw the guidance, development, and performance of 30 staff members   •  Demonstrated timely problem-solving skills during incidents/crises through on-call rotations   •  Launched a new employee evaluation process for department

Computer Skills Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign

Microsoft Publisher HootSuite Pro Dreamweaver

Professional Affiliations and Honors Senator, Student Government Association, Tarleton State University, May 2014 – May 2016 President, Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business, May 2014 – May 2015 President, Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, May 2013 – May 2014 Risk Management Officer, Kappa Delta Rho, Zeta Beta Chapter, April 2012 – May 2014 Distinguished Student, Tarleton State University, Spring 2012 – Spring 2014

Work History Residential Coordinator, Residential Living & Learning, Tarleton State University, July 2017 – Present Graduate Assistant, Residential Living & Learning, Tarleton State University, July 2016 – July 2017 Student Worker, Academic Advising, Tarleton State University, August 2014 – May 2016 Part-Time Sales Associate, Hastings, Keller, TX, October 2012 – August 2014 A work history section is important to include because it shows your ability to work and keep a job, even if the job may not be relatable.

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Combination Résumé Sample 123 Career Lane Stephenville, Texas 76401

OBJECTIVE Project Manager, Verizon Wireless

Anita Job

anita-job@live.com 123.465.7891

Capitalize section headers to separate the document into consumable chunks of information.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

•  Strong background in client communication, management, and strategic decision making •  Extensive experience with building and collaborating with team members •  Motivated, self-directed, and versatile taking on new challenges •  Adept at accomplishing multiple tasks simultaneously while working in high pressure situations

EDUCATION Master of Business Administration, August 2019 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

A summary of skills section highlights your transferable skills.

Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business, May 2017 Minor in English A combination-style résumé will include a skills Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas section and an experience section.

RELATED EXPERIENCE Residential Coordinator, Residential Living & Learning, Tarleton State University, July 2018 – Present   •  Proactively seek out unique low cost techniques allowing department to maintain a balanced budget   •  Partner with multiple departments involved in daily operations and special projects   •  Enhance marketing campaign that accrues a 40% increase of new applicants   •  Develop organizational plans with university management and private partners   •  Supervise staff training programs on leadership, crisis management, and employee development   •  Conduct improvement plans to aid struggling employees in various areas Graduate Assistant, Residential Living & Learning, Tarleton State University, July 2017 – July 2018   •  Assisted in selecting and ordering marketing merchandise for department   •  Accountable for administrative and facility duties of residential facility   •  Exceptional problem-solving skills during campus incidents/crises through on-call rotations   •  Aided with the oversight of a residential facility with approximately 500 residential students   •  Promoted to full-time professional staff after one year of Graduate Assistantship Management Trainee Intern, Enterprise Holdings, Fort Worth, Texas, May 2015 – June 2017   •  Participated with store management in interviewing, hiring, and training employees   •  Reported market activity to management by monitoring and analyzing competitive price lists and products   •  Coordinated with branch managers to plan and direct the work of the organization   •  Exceeded sales quota by 18% each month

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND HONORS Senator, Student Government Association, Tarleton State University, May 2014 – May 2017 President, Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business, May 2015 – May 2016 President, Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, May 2015 – May 2016 Risk Management Officer, Kappa Delta Rho, Zeta Beta Chapter, April 2015 – May 2016 Distinguished Student, Tarleton State University, Spring 2013 – Spring 2016

OTHER EXPERIENCE Student Worker, Academic Advising, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, August 2013 – May 2015 Part-Time Sales Associate, Hastings, Keller, Texas, October 2012 – August 2013

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Résumé Guidance for Your First Résumé By drafting your résumé in the beginning of your college career, you will have a solid foundation to continually update your résumé with new experiences. In other words, your résumé will be ready when the time comes for you to apply for part-time or full-time jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, or graduate school. Keep in mind that your résumé is an exclusive list of skills and experiences related to the position you are seeking. It is NOT an exhaustive list of ALL skills and experiences. Remember to schedule an appointment in Handshake to review your résumé with one of our Career Services staff members.

First Résumé Builder Contact Information: Name, phone number, address, email address, website/ online portfolio (if applicable), LinkedIn profile URL: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

Objective/Area of Interest: If you are applying for a particular job, list the job. If you are seeking for a job in a particular area, state the area of interest (example: Entry Level Finance Position): ____________________________________________________________________________________

Education: Degree name, name of institution, location of institution, anticipated graduation date. (Only include current colleges/universities you are attending, or degrees you have already obtained. Listing high school experience is not necessary.)

________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ Experience: This can include full-time work, internships, part-time work, volunteer experiences, relevant extracurricular experiences (see articulating experiences on page 18), and major related projects. These experiences should be listed in reverse chronological order. Position Title:_____________________ Start Date:________ End Date:__________ Employer Name: __________________ City, State: _________________________

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Résumé Guidance for Your First Résumé Develop 3-10 bullet points describing your experiences. Each bullet point should start with an action verb (see pages 19-20). Use numbers and percentages to describe details of your work when possible. Example: Assisted 20 students with advanced algebra Position Title:_____________________ Start Date: _________ End Date: ________ Employer Name: __________________ City, State: _________________________

• __________________________________________  • __________________________________________  • __________________________________________  • __________________________________________ Position Title:_____________________ Start Date: _________ End Date: ________ Employer Name: __________________ City, State: _________________________

• __________________________________________  • __________________________________________  • __________________________________________  • __________________________________________ Additional Skills: Refer to any distinct skills of interest to a potential employer such as foreign language proficiencies, computer skills, and other areas of expertise. ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

Honors: Include special awards, dean’s list, scholarships, Honors College, honor societies, memberships, living and learning community involvement. ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

Activities: Include campus/community involvement, leadership and volunteer positions, and organization memberships. ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

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Articulating Experiences Articulating experiences is an important part of a résumé. Remember to tailor each experience to the objective or area of interest. Depending on their relevance to the objective/area of interest, experiences may be placed in different sections. Internship (“Related Experience” section)* Intern, Cross Fit Fitness Center, Stephenville, TX   •  Plan workouts under each energy system – Phosphagen and Oxidative   •  Monitor each client for the proper exercise posture   •  Maintain weekly fitness records for 12 clients

May 2019-Present

Internship (“Other Experience” section)* Intern, Cross Fit Fitness Center, Stephenville, TX

May 2018-Present

Study Abroad (“Related Experience”, “Education” or “Study Abroad” section)* Study Abroad, Tarleton State University, Hungary, Europe   •  Completed course curriculum in Hungary   •  Examined the food culture and eating habits in European continent   •  Researched various medical conditions and deficiencies in diets

May 2017-June 2017

Athletic Experience (“Activities” section)* Athlete, Football Team, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

August 2017-Present

Research (“Research” section)* Undergraduate Research, Department of Kinesiology, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Aug. 2017-Jan. 2018   •  Administered clinical resting electrocardiograms and collected data from electrocardiograph   •  Organized and interpreted data collected for comparative analysis between 2 populations

Greek Leadership (“Related Experience” section)* President, Kappa Delta Rho, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX May 2018-April 2019   •  Improved communication channels between the Zeta Beta chapter and National Council   •  Programmed organization recruitment events   •  Executed efficient and productive weekly chapter meetings with 90 members

TTM Leadership (“Related Experience” section)* Tarleton Transition Mentor, New Student Programs, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Jan. 2018-Sept. 2018   •  Facilitated classwork that trained Tarleton orientation student leaders   •  Directed the transition of over 30 incoming students into university life   •  Collaborated with a team of over 50 student leaders throughout the summer with orientation, transition camps, and transition week

RL&L Leadership (“Related Experience” section)* Residential Leader, Residential Living and Learning, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Aug. 2017-July 2018   •  Organized hall events throughout the year for on-campus students   •  Collaborated with professional staff on a weekly basis to achieve university and departmental goals   •  Fostered relationships between residents in the hall and throughout the department

Publications (“Publications” or “Published Works” section)* “Brothers” (prose) Anthology, Vol. 21, Tarleton State University, 2018 “Mindfulness” (photo series) Anthology, Vol. 20, Tarleton State University, 2017 *Experiences may be placed in other sections of your resume.

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Résumé Writing Tips ACCOMPLISHMENT/ RESULT STATEMENTS Develop accomplishments/result statements using the SOAR method:

Statement of Action - What did you do? (Action verbs listed on page 19-20) Occurrence of Action - Daily, weekly, monthly, yearly ... ? Amount of Action - 19, 50, over 100 ... ? Results of Action - Increased, decreased, saved, taught, implemented ... ?

Examples:

Statement - Managed production crew Occurrence of Action - Managed production crew on a daily basis Amount - Managed production crew of over 20 people on a daily basis Results - Managed production crew of over 20 people that increased production 3 quarters in a row

Examples: 1. Selected as a freshman orientation counselor; acclimated 150 new students to college environment. 2. Innovated blood drive volunteer system, increasing student participation by 20%. 3. Overhauled social organization recruitment program, achieving national record for 75% membership increase. 4. Cartoonist for small newspaper which publishes 4 times a week. 5. Initiated leadership change program for 140 middle and senior level managers. 6. Led 8 member project team that collected leadership data from 500 employees. 7. Formulated banking method that decreased teller outage by 60%. 8. Maintained 40% net profit margin in retail sales over two year period. 9. Conducted presentations bi-weekly to groups of up to 100 people. 10. Trained over 200 insurance agents in the legal, ethical, and regulatory aspects of insurance and securities sales. 11. Increased department sales by 25% in the first three months as manager.

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First-Year Student Part-Time Résumé Sample Steve Rogers 1942 America Drive United, Texas 76401 rogers@gmail.com 159-145-1632

Objective Student Worker, Dick Smith Library

“Pursuing” will be in front of your degree if graduation is over one year away.

Education Pursuing Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, May 2023 Minor in Communications You may include a skills section to highlight Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

your skills that are transferable to the position.

Skills Customer Service

•  Maintained high levels of customer satisfaction   •  Resolved customer complaints and issues in a cordial manner   •  Instructed new hires on how to communicate with and best serve customers Teamwork

•  Coordinated with student leaders in the execution of campus events   •  Assisted management in the accomplishment of short and long-term goals   •  Synchronized numerous students’ schedules to host events for National Honor Society Communication

•  Hosted customers in a restaurant setting for over 2 years   •  Oversaw Chili’s local social media marketing   •  Participated in UIL Debate for 2 years

Work History Waiter, Chili’s, Stephenville, Texas, August 2019 – Present

Affiliations/Activities Member, School Wide Activities Team, Tarleton State University, August 2019 – Present Member, National Honor Society, Dublin High School, Dublin, Texas, August 2018 – May 2019 Member, 4-H Club, Dublin High School, Dublin, Texas, August 2017 – April 2018 It is okay to include experience from high school if you are in your first-year of college or if it is highly related to the position you are applying to.

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Upper Classman Part-Time Résumé Sample 145 Bluebonnet St. Apt #325 Stephenville, TX 76401

Mary May

(325) 895-2936 marymay@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE Graduate Assistant, Tarleton State University Career Services

EDUCATION Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business, December 2019 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA 3.51 Make sure to be consistent with how

RELATED EXPERIENCE

information is stated throughout the document. Ex: Texas or TX.

Manager, Cotton Patch Café, Stephenville, TX, October 2017 – Present   •  Oversee daily scheduling and management of employees   •  Close store and maintain accounting books through Microsoft Excel regarding sales summaries of the restaurant   •  Efficiently resolve problems and concerns to the satisfaction of all parties involved   •  Designate tasks and supervise employees to guarantee compliance with food safety procedures and quality control guidelines Waitress/ Hostess, Cotton Patch Café, Stephenville, TX, March 2017 – October 2017   •  Assisted demanding customers in a fast paced environment   •  Handled customer cash transactions at the table   •  Clarified customer requests for optimal dining experience   •  Trained servers to enhance customer service and increase profit through suggestive selling   •  Made daily bank deposits Team Leader, Promotional Strategies Course Project, Tarleton State University, Summer 2017   •  Developed social media and advertising campaign for the Better Business Bureau® of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Inc. Consumer Education Foundation   •  Created and assigned projects to a team of 4   •  Clarified project details collaborating with client and instructor Waitress, Nachos Café, Mason, TX, Summer 2016   •  Entrusted to open the store and prep for daily service   •  Closed store and audited cash register to balance daily income   •  Created daily menu for specials using Microsoft Word

OTHER EXPERIENCE Private Sports Instructor, Various families in Mason and Brady, TX, June 2016 – Present Sandwich Artist, Subway, Stephenville, TX, October 2016 – March 2017 Waitress, Santos Taqueria, Mason, TX, Summer 2016 Ranch Hand, McCollum-Lemke Ranches, Mason, TX, Summer 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES Vice President, Club Basketball Team, Tarleton State University, October 2018 – Present Member, Upper-Level Honors Program, Tarleton State University, January 2018 – December 2018 Member, Sigma Alpha Pi, Tarleton State University, September 2017 – December 2018 Member, Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, Tarleton State University, August 2017 – December 2017 Member, Presidential Honors Program, Tarleton State University, August 2016 – December 2017 Member, Basketball Team, Tarleton State University, August 2016 – May 2017

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Non-Traditional/ Military Résumé Sample Bucky Barnes

2012 Comic Lane, Marvel Universe, Texas 76401 | 254-968-9078 | wintersoldier@gmail.com OBJECTIVE Loss Prevention Detective, The TJX Companies Inc. EDUCATION Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, May 2020 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Associate of Arts, May 2015 McLennan Community College, Waco, TX SUMMARY OF SKILLS   •  Methodically and objectively approach tasks and issues   •  Effectively de-escalate situations to avoid adverse outcomes   •  Focus on safety to prevent occupational illness and injury   •  Competent with regulation, policy, and procedural interpretation   •  Proven capability with speaking in front of an audience

Refer to military translator websites to convert your military skills to civilian terms. Ex: www.military.com/ veteran-jobs/skills-translator

EXPERIENCE Future Operations Planner, July 2014 – October 2015 U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Camp Lima, Baghdad, Iraq   •  Led technicians in evaluation and planning of communication needs for an 800-member organization’s remote computing requirements while ensuring 100% availability of services during organization movement to Southwest Asia   •  Mentored service desk team leaders to refine procedures to shorten support request solution time, increasing end user training, and reducing overall number of repeated support requests   •  Ensured IT support was delivered in accordance with existing contracts by coordinating support calls with field service representatives Functional Services System Administrator, July 2011 – July 2014 NATO Communications and Information Systems Services Agency, Glons, Belgium   •  Worked in a fully integrated multi-national environment with military and civilians   •  Enhanced personal communications by developing appreciation and understanding of other cultures   •  Trained hundreds of military personnel in the use of IT systems specific to NATO in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan   •  Transported $1.5m worth of equipment and NATO secret classified information without incident Information Assurance/Computer Network Defense Manager, January 2011 – July 2011 U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC   •  Provided training oversight ensuring 75-member IT staff maintained compliance with DoD 8570 required industry training and certifications   •  Advised senior leaders in coordinating and implementing full spectrum defense of organization information, networks, and information systems, significantly reducing footprint for potential cyber attacks   •  Purchased supplies worth $10,000 from outside vendors through the use of Government Purchase Card Senior System Administrator, August 2009 – July 2011 U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Mosul, Iraq   •  Supervised team of 22 consisting of U.S. military and civilian contractors responsible for the maintenance, tracking, troubleshooting, and support request resolution for core services of site comprised of 16,000 users   •  Trained 15 tier I service desk technicians, improving initial troubleshooting and incident resolution techniques   •  Led team to identify software shortfalls and actively engaged vendors in order to purchase licenses bringing Tactical Data Shelter (TDS) up to 100% compliance with DoD licensing standards   •  Oversaw operation of core IT services in TDS during three unit readiness exercise AWARDS Recipient, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, August 2014 Recipient, Army Commendation Medals, July 2014

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Agricultural Services & Development Sample Clyde S. Dale

Box T-0550 Stephenville, TX 76402

(254) 968-9078 careers@tarleton.edu

AREA OF INTEREST: Agricultural Sales Position

Honors can be included in the education section.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Services and Development, Cum Laude Emphasis in Agricultural Communications Minor in Communications Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

RELATED COURSES Photo Journalism Agricultural Sales and Services Digital Video Production Promotional Writing

Animal Related Systems Leadership and Development Agricultural Marketing Systems

August 2020

Adding a related courses section can be useful to show employers your academic foundation.

RELATED EXPERIENCE Intern, Texas Department of Agriculture, RED Division, Austin, TX June 2019 - August 2019   •  Tracked data for Agency Leadership Survey to ensure accurate results   •  Communicated with program participants to ensure information on applications were accurate   •  Assisted with department programs such as Texas Capital Fund and Certified Retirement Community Program Ranch Hand, R & L Ranch, Stephenville, TX June 2016 - May 2018   •  Administered vaccinations and medications to approximately 200 bovines   •  Performed daily feeding duties for cattle, lamb, and sheep to ensure proper nutrition   •  Calculated proper feeding rations to ensure maximum weight gains in animals

OTHER EXPERIENCE Student Worker, Career Services, Tarleton State University Maintenance Hand, Walking Horse Estates, Stephenville, TX

September 2018 - May 2020 June 2016 - June 2017

ACTIVITIES/HONORS/AWARDS Presidential Honors Scholarship, Tarleton State University Fall 2019 - Present Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, Tarleton State University   •  Graduate Advisor Fall 2019   •  Treasurer August 2017 - August 2018   •  Student Government Representative August 2016 - August 2017 If you held multiple titles in an organization or a job, make sure and list them all to show your ability to move up or progress in a company.

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Animal Production Sample James “T-Bone” Haufbrow PO Box 4433, Cheyenne, WY 82009 | 555-369-6547 | jameshaufbrow@hotmail.com

Objective Performance Department/World Show Internship, APHA Summary of Skills

Use the summary of skills section to

highlight your significant skills relevant •  15 years of Paint/Equine handling to the job you are applying for. •  Experience in high volume veterinary clinic setting •  Strong desire to learn more about breed associations •  Ability to demonstrate organizational skills and flexibility •  Rodeo, team penning, and ranch sorting experience

Education Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, May 2020 Emphasis in Animal Production Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA 3.61

Certifications Equine Science Specialist, Victor Valley College, May 2016

Tailor your experience section to show the employer how your experience aligns with their opening.

Experience Volunteer, June 2018-Present Tarleton Equine Assisted Therapy Program, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX   •  Assist in rider therapy session in accordance to guidelines set by staff   •  Ensure that participants progress through stages of therapy: physically, emotionally, mentally or socially   •  Adhere to safety protocols set by Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International Child Care Attendant, July 2016-January 2017 YMCA of Highland Lakes, Burnet, TX   •  Implemented appropriate activities in a safe and clean environment   •  Maintained records of child admittance   •  Summarized child’s daily activities with parents at conclusion of each visit Receptionist, June 2014-June 2016 Buttercup Veterinary Hospital, Cedar Park, TX   •  Assessed customer emergency situations and determined protocol   •  Expedited various doctors’ orders including charting, customer liaison, prescriptions, and lab work Including work history   •  Organized and prepared examination rooms shows employers   •  Tactfully resolved customer complaints Instructional Assistant, Special Education, November 2013-April 2014 Morongo Unified School District, Twentynine Palms, CA   •  Monitored and led probing discussions to maximize learning   •  Liaisoned between instructor and student to optimize participation   •  Led thought provoking activities to promote critical thinking

where you developed some of your skills.

Honors and Awards International Dean’s List, Tarleton State University, February 2019 All Around Novice Amateur, APHA World Championship Show, November 2017 Dean’s List, Victor Valley Community College, June 2016

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Wildlife Management Sample Daryl Dixon

678 Archery Way Atlanta, GA 65432

Objective Wildlife Management Consultant, WD Consulting

daryldixon@yahoo.com 555-328-3323

Use the summary of skills section to highlight your significant skills relevant to the job you are applying for.

Summary of Skills   •  Proficient in customer/client relationship building skills   •  4 years experience in ranch/property improvement labor   •  Extensive use and operation of a variety of farm/land equipment   •  Knowledgeable in native and exotic wildlife monitoring/patterning/aging/studying   •  Experience in developing private and professional properties

Education Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Sustainability and Ecosystem Sciences December 2019 Emphasis in Wildlife Science Be sure to include minor, emphasis, and anticipated Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX graduation date in the education section.

Related Experience Ranch Hand, Various Private Ranches, TX January 2019 – Present   •  Consult with property management teams throughout Texas during off-season to improve habitat, facilities, and hunting set ups   •  Responsible for videoing whitetail/exotics herds   •  Tracking, aging, and monitoring the growth, habits, and maturation of game   •  Assist hunters with harvesting game successfully Assistant Shop Manager, Early Trailer Sales, Early, TX June 2018 – December 2018   •  Serviced and repaired used/previously purchased trailers of all categories   •  Performed modifications and improvements to new trailer stock   •  Built relationships with customers for new purchases and future service needs Intern Ranch Hand, Whitetail Properties, Comanche County, KS June 2017 – August 2017   •  Prepared and improved properties for selling   •  Planted food plots with alfalfa, triticale, brassica, and other winter forbs   •  Monitored deer travel patterns to properly place feeders for maximum efficiency   •  Constructed and placed deer stands for client use   •  Built and fixed fencings to maintain ranch safety   •  Custom built quality metal towers and box blinds to ensure customer satisfaction Assistant, Tim’s Spray Service, Utopia, GA June 2014 – August 2016   •  Helped grow and sustain family business within the large property spectrum   •  Assisted in implementation of fire ant control programs to improve the survival rate of newborn wildlife   •  Worked as Assistant Operator learning how to fertilize, improve, and maintain vegetation and native habitat Other Experience Contract Welder, Various Employers, TX January 2018 – Present Project Leader, Agriculture Mechanics Competition, Utopia, GA January 2015 – December 2016 Participant, Houston, San Antonio, San Angelo Livestock Shows, TX August 2012 – August 2015 Including “non-related” work history shows employers where you developed some other transferable skills.

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Business Administration in Management Sample Brian Fallon

fallon@gmail.com 159-145-1959 1959 Mulholland Drive, Stephenville, Texas 76401

OBJECTIVE Tour Manager, The Gaslight Anthem

EDUCATION

In the education section, include degrees you are currently working on and degrees you have already received. Leave out high school.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management, May 2020 Minor in Human Resources Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas Associate of Arts, May 2018 Tarrant County Community College, Fort Worth, Texas

STUDY ABROAD Global Human Resources Practices, December 2018 – January 2019 Austria, Germany, and Italy

SKILLS

If you have completed a study abroad program, it is appropriate to add a “Study Abroad” section.

Customer Service   •  Directly communicated with customers by phone and in person on a daily basis   •  Handled a majority of customer complaints and found solutions to numerous issues   •  Implemented an online program for customers to voice their concerns in an efficient, accessible manner Management and Leadership   •  Recruited, selected, and interviewed new potential hires   •  Supervised and trained employees to ensure quality control   •  Maintained and updated files, records, logs, suspense systems   •  Coordinated tasks and objectives for employees daily, weekly, and monthly Organization   •  Maintained postings of surplus property items according to state guidelines   •  Assisted in maintaining postings of surplus property on Tarleton website for departments   •  Collected and organized surplus property for auction   •  Assisted in organizing and maintaining computer equipment

WORK HISTORY Owner, American Lawn Service, Stephenville, Texas, May 2017 – Present Assistant Specialist, Surplus, Tarleton State University, August 2016 – Present

AFFILIATIONS/ ACTIVITIES Member, School Wide Activities Team, Tarleton State University, August 2017 – Present Vice President, Delta Mu Delta, Tarleton State University, May 2016 – April 2017

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Business Administration in Finance Sample Anna List

2304 Calculation Drive, Dallas, TX 75088 ∙ Anna.List@gmail.com ∙ (563) 676-6503

OBJECTIVE Director of Financial Management, Cabot Corporation

Include appropriate email and make sure appropriate voicemail is set up.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

•  Over 6 years of experience in retail and commercial sales •  Displayed exceptional customer service •  Skilled in product demonstrations and price quotations •  Proven history of creating brand loyalty with customers •  Fluent in written and verbal Spanish

EDUCATION Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, May 2020 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Major GPA: 3.5

Include your overall GPA if it is a 3.0 or higher. If your major GPA is higher than your overall GPA, you may list it instead. However, you must specify if it is your major GPA.

RELATED EXPERIENCE Customer Service Specialist, Projects Manufacturing, Rockwall, TX, June 2018 - Present   •  Maintain financial reports, credit and accounts receivable performance, and scheduling and inventory control   •  Consistently exceed quota for sales calls via lead generations in order to improve current customer relations and generate new business   •  Assist store manager and sales representatives in selling activities, including lead generations, sales calls, product demonstrations, and handling problems and complaints   •  Ensure all customers and their orders are addressed and completed in a timely manner with appropriate product recommendations   •  Develop relationships with and provide customer service for commercial and retail customers Sales Associate, Tractor Supply, Stephenville, TX, September 2017 - June 2018   •  Assisted management in inventory control and batching of daily transactions   •  Handled cash register on a daily basis   •  Satisfied customer needs using appropriate product recommendations Residential Leader, Residential Living & Learning, Tarleton State University, June 2016 - August 2017   •  Organized hall events throughout the year for on-campus students   •  Collaborated with professional staff on a weekly basis to achieve university and departmental goals   •  Fostered relationships between residents to establish campus connectivity

OTHER EXPERIENCE Sandwich Artist, Subway, Stephenville, TX, July 2015 - May 2016 Salesperson, Back at the Ranch, Stephenville, TX, January 2014 - June 2014

ACTIVITIES & HONORS Member, Delta Zeta, Tarleton State University, December 2016- May 2020 Tarleton Transition Mentor, Tarleton State University, June 2017 - June 2018 John Tarleton Spirit Award, Tarleton State University, April 2018 Recipient, Presidential Leadership Scholarship, Tarleton State University, January 2017

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Computer Information Systems Sample Pixel Dell

227 Wondering Path, Waco, TX 76870 (555) 867-5309 pixel_dell@hotmail.com

AREA OF INTEREST Information Technology SKILLS

When you don’t have a specific job title, use area of interest.

•  Experience with reporting systems, business intelligence, business analytics, data marts/warehousing, data modeling, ETL technologies, dashboards, portals   •  Familiarity with SQL programming   •  Introductory knowledge related to methods, procedures, and standards for analyzing, designing, constructing, implementing, and maintaining information systems   •  Basic understanding of relational and dimensional database management systems   •  Ability to learn new business concepts and technology quickly

EDUCATION

Multiple degrees should be Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems listed in order of hierarchy: PhD; Aug. 2020 Master; Bachelor; Associate. Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Associate of Science in Computer Science Dec. 2018 Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL

EXPERIENCE Information Technology Intern, Invenio Marketing Solutions, Austin, TX Summer 2019  •  Supported the development of reporting applications using IBM Cognos, Business Objects, Oracle (SQL, PL/SQL), and Microsoft SharePoint  •  Resolved help desk tickets assigned to the team for data and reported related issues  •  Ensured system enhancements and changes were thoroughly tested and deployed correctly  •  Provided effective and timely communication to IT coworkers and end users  •  Maintained effective regulatory and compliance related processes Student Technical Support, Tarleton State University Help Desk, Stephenville, TX June 2018 - June 2019  •  Answered help desk phone calls and monitored help desk emails  •  Created and dispatched tickets to appropriate levels of support asking questions to determine the nature of the problem  •  Provided basic support to various levels of technical and non-technical staff  •  Worked closely with the full-time IT staff to effectively communicate issues and recommendations  •  Walked customer through problem-solving process Student Worker, Tarleton State University Career Services, Stephenville, TX Jan. 2018 - June 2018  •  Managed office email account with prompt, professional responses  •  Maintained Hire A Texan employment database for optimal customer satisfaction  •  Assisted departmental event planning such as job fairs and workshops  •  Conducted a “How To” presentation for student peers utilizing Hire A Texan  •  Assisted with the creation and posting of marketing materials in and out of office  •  Anticipated and notified appropriate hierarchy when office supplies depleted

HONORS/ACTIVITIES Tarleton State University   Vice President, Association of Information Technology Professionals   Dean’s List

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Interdisciplinary Studies Sample - Page 1 of 2 Oscar Duck

247 Pond Way, Fort Worth, TX 76116

555-867-5309

AREA OF INTEREST Special Education Teacher

oscar.duck@go.tarleton.edu

Use area of interest when you do not have a specific job title or when handing out your resume to multiple employers. For example, attending job fairs.

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies EC-12 Special Education with English as a Second Language Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Associate of Arts Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX CERTIFICATIONS EC-6 Generalist Special Education

Educator résumés could expand into two pages when explaining all of PDII, III, and IV experiences.

May 2019

May 2015

Jan. 2020 Feb. 2019

RELATED EXPERIENCE Student Teacher Spring 2019 – Present Kerr Elementary School, Burleson ISD, Burleson, TX   •  Develop and present daily lesson and unit plans   •  Instruct diverse student population including ESL students   •  Participate in staff development focusing on district curriculum alignment   •  Assist in after-school tutoring program Field Experience Fall 2017 – Fall 2018 Kerr Elementary School, Burleson ISD, Burleson, TX   •  Taught beginning mathematics to kindergarten students   •  Assisted with lessons in language arts Luella Merrett Elementary, Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX   •  Assisted in a kindergarten class focusing on teaching routines/behavior   •  Observed centers and participated in group reading Shady Oaks Elementary, HEB ISD, Hurst, TX   •  Conducted a case study using Quantitative Reading Inventory-5 for a 1st grade student   •  Observed and conducted a behavior change project on a 1st grade student Worth Heights Elementary, Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX   •  Assisted in a 1st grade bilingual class, which was conducted half in English and half in Spanish, by demonstrating and teaching math concepts   •  Adapted math lessons for Spanish speaking students International Newcomers Academy, Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX   •  Explained Newton’s laws to non-English speaking students by conducting activities featuring motion, force, and pulleys   •  Assisted with various course tutoring sessions

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Interdisciplinary Studies Sample - Page 2 of 2

Oscar Duck - Page 2

Sunday School Teacher Dec. 2015 – Dec. 2018 Valley Grove Baptist Church, Stephenville, TX   •  Researched and planned weekly lesson plans   •  Utilized creative means to communicate lesson to each student   •  Developed age appropriate lessons (K-6th) using multimodal learning styles   •  Built rapport with students’ families to enhance the child’s spiritual experience Unpaid experience is still useful on a résumé.

Substitute Sept. 2014 – May 2016 Southwest Christian School, Fort Worth, TX   •  Facilitated group discussions and activities, encouraging higher-level thinking   •  Led thought-provoking activities to promote critical thinking   •  Oversaw classroom management as set forth by classroom instructor OTHER EXPERIENCE Wait Staff, Cotton Patch Café, Fort Worth, TX Luggage Attendant, American Airlines, DFW Airport, TX

June 2013 – May 2015 Oct. 2011 – May 2013

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & HONORS Tarleton State University   Member, Tarleton Professional Educators   Vice President, Sigma Chi   Recipient, Education Departmental Scholarship   Distinguished Student

Sept. 2016 – Present May 2018 – April 2019 Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

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Kinesiology-Clinical Emphasis Sample 2 Vanderbilt St., Stephenville, TX 76401

Meta Tate (254) 968-9664

metatate@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE The objective is simply the position and company you are applying for.

Physical Therapy Aide for Texas Health Resources

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Emphasis in Exercise and Allied Health Professions

Aug. 2019

CERTIFICATIONS CPR, American Red Cross First Aid, American Red Cross ACE Certified Aerobics Trainer

Only include certifications that are relevant to the job you are applying for.

May 2016-May 2019 May 2016-May 2019 Aug. 2015

RELEVANT COURSES Exercise Physiology Clinical Fitness Study of Human Diseases

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Fitness Programs Prevention of Athletic Injuries Position/job title should be listed before company/organization name.

Wellness Specialist Intern, Harris Methodist, Stephenville, TX April 2017-Present   •  Plan and prepare health and wellness programs   •  Assess patient fitness and design programs for individual needs   •  Organize community help programs­: youth development programs, self-defense programs for women and group exercise for senior citizens Physical Therapy Observation Intern, XYZ Hospital, Arlington, TX   •  Shadowed physical therapist for 250 hours   •  Learned professional and social ethics in dealing with patients   •  Assisted patients with insurance documentation and pre-visit documentation

May 2016-Dec. 2016

OTHER EXPERIENCE Manager, Business Development, Scopic International, New Delhi, India Team Leader-Business Development, Vermillion Communications, Delhi, India

Nov. 2013-Nov. 2016 March 2013-Nov. 2013

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Volunteer, Race for a Cure, Stephenville, TX Special Events Volunteer, Special Olympics, Fort Worth, TX

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Kinesiology-Coaching Emphasis Sample Star Athlete

118 Runners Road, Stephenville, TX 76401

(254) 968-9664

starathlete@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE Women's Head Basketball Coach, Texas A&M University

The objective is simply the position and company you are applying for.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

•  Over 7 years of experience as a collegiate basketball coach •  Vast knowledge of sports psychology and motivational ability •  Proven ability to motivate, lead, and inspire athletes of all abilities •  3 years of assistant coach experience

EDUCATION Master of Science in Kinesiology Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Master of Business Administration Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

May 2019 Aug. 2015 Aug. 2008

RELATED EXPERIENCE Head Basketball Coach, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX   •  Coordinate scheduling and facility use with athletic office   •  Maintain accurate statistics records and results of each season   •  Train student athletes during off-season

April 2015 - Present Avoid using long sentences and paragraphs when developing bullet points.

Head Basketball Coach, Ranger College, Stephenville, TX April 2011 - April 2013   •  Organized a season timetable and scouted other teams for tactical aims   •  Fostered a culture of good sportsmanship, fair play, and ethics   •  Provided weekly updates on team activities   •  Monitored the academic performance of student athletes in addition to their athletic progress Assistant Basketball Coach, Ranger College, Stephenville, TX   •  Reviewed game film and statistical reports for game operations   •  Helped develop each participant’s physical and psychological fitness   •  Collaborated with head coach in scouting and cultivating talent   •  Assisted the team to 5 state championships along with the Head Coach

April 2008 - April 2011

OTHER EXPERIENCE Executive, Business Development, Scope International, Blanco, TX Client Service Executive, Modern Communications, Granbury, TX

Nov. 2007 - Nov. 2008 March 2006 - Nov. 2007

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Member, National Athletic Trainer Association

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Digital Media Studies Design Emphasis Sample Imma Designer

247 Pond Way, Fort Worth, TX 76116 | 555-867-5309 | imma.designer@go.tarleton.edu www.immadesigner.weebly.com

AREA OF INTEREST Graphic Design

EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Studies | May 2019 Emphasis in Design Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA: 4.0 Associate of Arts | May 2016 Emphasis in Graphic Design Tarrant County Community College, Fort Worth, TX GPA: 3.8 List 3-10 bullet points describing what you did in each relevant experience.

EXPERIENCE

Intern | Web Services, Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX, August 2019 – Present   •  Develop graphics for website   •  Coordinate with various departments on campus to understand departmental website needs   •  Update and develop new content for website on a weekly basis   •  Work with a team of 5 interns to ensure all deadlines are met Cartoonist | J-TAC Newspaper Stephenville, TX, August 2018 – May 2019   •  Crafted cartoon themes and ideas for monthly publication   •  Collaborated with team to brainstorm cartoon themes Start each bullet point with an   •  Assisted with overall newspaper graphics and design action verb. See pages 19-20 Freelance Web & Graphic Designer | Self-Employed for Action Verbs list. Stephenville, TX, Summers 2016 – 2019   •  Designed websites, graphics, and branding for clients   •  Programmed in (X)HTML, PHP, and CSS   •  Developed print, email, and social media marketing campaigns

PROJECTS Sally’s Sandwich Shop Menu Redesign | October 2019   •  Created graphics for new menu   •  Identified design alternatives to give menu a cleaner look   •  Condensed menu from 6 pages to 2 pages Career Services Chaos Theory Video | May 2018   •  Videoed 6 one-on-one interviews   •  Developed 15 minute video utilizing AfterEffects software

SOFTWARE 3DMax Illustrator Photoshop

AfterEffects InDesign Dreamweaver

OTHER EXPERIENCE Server, Cotton Patch Café, Fort Worth, TX, July 2015 – August 2018 Hostess, Blue Mesa Cantina, Fort Worth, TX, August 2014 – July 2015

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It is not necessary to list Microsoft Office in the software section unless the job description specifically asks for it.


Communication Studies Journalism and Broadcasting Sample

Oscar P. Tarleton 254.592.0000 | 1000 N Tarleton St., Stephenville, TX 76401 oscar.tarleton@go.tarleton.edu | www.oscarptarleton.com

Objective Journalist, Hood County News

Summary of Qualifications

•  3 years of experience writing for news outlets including hard news, feature, and editorial content •  Exceptional written and oral communication skills •  Experience in graphic design including print and online media Use this section to highlight •  Familiar with MLA and APA writing styles your transferable skills.

Education Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies Emphasis in Journalism and Broadcasting, Minor in Technical Writing Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

Experience

May 2020

Use a font that is clear and easy to read. Consider what your font says about your design style.

The J-Tac, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Managing Editor August 2019 – Present  •  Assist Editor-in-Chief in the oversight and management of a staff of 4 editors and 20 staff writers for the online production of Tarleton’s student newspaper serving a student body of 9000+  •  Edit all content and communicate with staff writers and editors regarding AP style, revisions, and deadlines  •  Advise section editors regarding story ideas and visual content  •  Coordinate with section editors, photographers, and graphic designer for weekly production, breaking news events, and special sections Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 2019 – August 2019

•  Established and maintained relationships with key faculty and community members to generate story leads

•  Recommended story ideas to Managing Editor and Editor-In-Chief  •  Attended weekly staff meetings to plan for the week’s content  •  Created page layouts for print and online content  •  Photographed events and produced content for the Arts and Entertainment section Staff Writer

January 2018 – January 2019

•  Conducted interviews with students, faculty, staff, and dignitaries to collect information for weekly story assignments

•  Reviewed state documents and filed FOI requests  •  Wrote stories, submitted content by deadline, revised stories as advised and re-submitted within deadline

Artistic Contributor / Designer, Troy Fun Fest, Troy, TX April 2018  •  Designed event advertisements for inclusion in local newspapers  •  Designed promotional materials including a postcard mailed to local citizens and posters placed at local merchants and schools  •  Photographed event and submitted photos to local news outlets and to the event planning committee

Published Works “Brothers” (prose) Anthology, Vol. 21, Tarleton State University “Mindfulness” (photo series) Anthology, Vol. 20., Tarleton State University

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Communication Studies PREM Emphasis Sample Sally Sayit Wright 12201 Shady Brook Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76244 | sallysayit.wright@go.tarleton.edu | 254-888-9999

OBJECTIVE Account Coordinator with Matter Communications

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies Emphasis in Public Relations and Event Management Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA 3.6

May 2020 Only list GPA if it is a 3.0 or higher

RELATED COURSES Cases and Campaigns Mass Communication Technical Writing Communication Law

Event Management Graphic Design Processing Communication Editing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Communication Intern Feb. 2019 – Present Nouveau Corp., Southlake, TX   •  Create and distribute newsletters monthly with over 300 recipients   •  Ghostwriter for Brigham McCown, Energy and Transportation expert   •  Creating, updating, and obtaining followers for all social media accounts and websites: Nouveau Corp., Brigham McCown, Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure and McCown, P.C.   •  Create graphics to showcase quotes and audience reach using Adobe CC   •  Develop an online magazine using Adobe InDesign Event Assistant Aug. 2018 – Present Legendary Weddings and Special Events, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX   •  Assist in planning and executing of events (weddings, fundraisers, nonprofit organizations) with 100+ attendees   •  Events include weddings at Clark Gardens in Mineral Wells, Margarita Ball with Fort Worth Children’s Charities, The Kidney with the National Kidney Foundation and DIFFA Intern-Staff Writer Aug. 2017 – Dec.2017 Texan News Service, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX   •  Developed and published news stories for online and print publications   •  Completed work with short deadlines   •  Used APA style

COMPUTER SKILLS   •  Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite)   •  MailChimp (Newsletter App.)  •  Adobe CC

Include computer skills that are relevant to your objective.

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT Phi Mu Fraternity, Stephenville, TX Aug. 2016 – Present Chapter President, Vice President of Cabinet, Ritual Chairman   •  Leads over 150 chapter members   •  Leads formal business meetings using parliamentarian procedure   •  Communicate with chapter members, the executive committee, cabinet members, alumnae, and Phi Mu Headquarters

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Criminal Justice Sample M. Louisa Johnson

123 Separation Ct., Stephenville, TX 76401 • Louisa.Johnson@go.tarleton.edu • 555-968-1234

OBJECTIVE Juvenile Supervision Officer, Williamson County

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Hill College, Glen Rose, TX

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

May 2020 Stack your degrees from the highest level of education to the lowest. If you have two equal degrees (ex. 2 bachelor degrees), lead with the degree most relevant to the position you are applying.

Residential Leader Tarleton State University, Centennial Hall   •  Serve as role model for group of first year students   •  Ensure safety of floor residents   •  Plan activities to promote fellowship and community   •  Work with residents to resolve conflicts   •  Enlist departments on campus to provide programs

May 2018

Aug. 2019 – Present

Probation Intern Summer 2019 Fort Bend County, Richmond, TX   •  Conducted offender interviews to obtain personal history for court records   •  Served as a victim advocate for victims of domestic violence   •  Supervised, counseled, and advised probationers on community service   •  Monitored progress through regular meetings with probationers and their supervisors Intern Texas Juvenile Justice Department, Austin, TX   •  Conducted intake interviews for incoming juveniles   •  Prepared referrals to treatment centers   •  Accompanied police officers to court

Summer 2018 Rather than spelling out numbers, use the actual number to enhance your information (ex. “12” vs “twelve”).

Group Leader YMCA of Hood County, Granbury, TX   •  Organized activities for 12 children (aged 8 – 10)   •  Mediated conflicts between children to promote civility and integrity   •  Provided mentorship to at-risk youth

Summer 2017

OTHER EXPERIENCE Child Care Attendant, Various Families, Glen Rose, TX Server, Overlook Café at Fossil Rim, Glen Rose, TX

Jan. 2015 – Present Feb. 2016 – May 2017

ACTIVITIES Member, Alpha Phi Sigma, Tarleton State University Secretary, Criminal Justice Association, Tarleton State University

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Chemistry Sample Charles Bunsen Burner 123 Career St. Stephenville, TX 76401

charlesburner@gmail.com 123-456-7890

OBJECTIVE: Chemistry Laboratory Analyst, Coca-Cola Company SUMMARY OF SKILLS • 1 year of combined experience in laboratory techniques of quality control and assurance • Proficient in wet chemical analysis • Familiar with data review, analysis, and reporting • Basic understanding of laboratory instrumentation EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Aug. 2019 Concentration: Biochemistry Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA: 3.75 RELATED EXPERIENCE Quality Control Lab Intern, Texas Food, Houston, TX, May 2019-Aug. 2019 • Examined samples by testing aseptic and terminally sterilized low-acid nutritional beverages • Tested for adherence to commercial sterility standards by pour plate streak, pH Testing Aerobic Plate Count, Enterobacteriaceae, Staphylococcus, E-coli, Salmonella, and others • Prepared reviews and reports of inspections and physico-chemical analyses, commercial sterility, and microbiological analyses • Cleaned up laboratory and conducted periodic maintenance and calibrations of instruments and equipment • Tracked, ordered, and stocked laboratory supplies Chemistry Lab Assistant, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX, Aug. 2018-May 2019 • Performed basic wet chemistry and routine water sample preparation • Prepared necessary solutions, reagents, etc., for sample analyses • Conducted basic laboratory duties such as equipment maintenance, calibration, and sterilization • Recorded experiment results into applicable databases Chemistry Lab Intern, Fragrance International, Dallas, TX May 2018-Aug. 2018 • Replenished perfumer assistants’ laboratory stock supplies; replacing expired materials • Created potpourri from old raw materials and sample oils • Collected and sterilized used beakers from wet benches twice daily • Assisted with sample compounding and fragrance laboratory with packing and labeling outgoing samples HONORS AND ACTIVITIES Dean’s List, Tarleton State University, Fall 2015-Spring 2019 Member, Chemistry Club, Tarleton State University, Jan. 2017-Aug. 2019 Tarleton Transition Mentor (TTM), New Student Programs, Tarleton State University, June 2016-June 2017 OTHER EXPERIENCE Hostess, Chili’s Restaurant, May 2015-Aug. 2015

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Biomedical Science Sample Meta Catiar 116 North Lillian #1234 Stephenville, TX 76401 (254) 968-9078 meta.catiar@go.tarleton.edu

OBJECTIVE   Clinical Research Associate, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Member of the Texas A&M University System GPA 3.8

Aug. 2019 You can include “Member of the Texas A&M University System” in your education section.

RELATED COURSES Biochemistry Organic Chemistry Microbiology Genetics Physics Statistics RELATED EXPERIENCE Undergraduate Research Assistant, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX Sept. 2018 – Present   •  Helped prepare protocols for study initiation at single site clinical trials   •  Assisted with design flow sheets, data forms, and source documents   •  Gathered and interpreted medical and laboratory data regarding clinical trial subjects   •  Worked to recruit and schedule new study subjects Student Lab Worker, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX July 2017 – Aug. 2018   •  Worked on all aspects of lab preparations, clean-up, and equipment maintenance   •  Performed basic laboratory blood tests   •  Helped with data collection, recording, filing, and running errands HONORS AND ACTIVITIES Vice President, Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society, Tarleton State University Fall 2018 - Present Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Biological Science, Tarleton State University May 2019 Member, Beta Beta Beta Biological Science Honor Society, Tarleton State University Fall 2016 – Spring 2019 Dean’s List, Tarleton State University Fall 2016 – Spring 2019 OTHER EXPERIENCE Wait Staff, The Purple Goat, Stephenville, TX Carhop, Sonic Drive-In, Granbury, TX VOLUNTEER WORK Volunteer, H.O.P.E., Stephenville, TX Volunteer, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Stephenville, TX

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Fall 2016 - Spring 2018 June 2017- September 2018


Manufacturing Engineering Technology Sample John Tarleton

1000 N. Tarleton St., Stephenville, TX 76401 • (254) 592-0000 • john.tarleton@go.tarleton.edu

AREA OF INTEREST

Manufacturing Engineering

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS   •  Intermediate experience with PLC ladder logic and HMI programming, process and motion control systems   •  Database design and maintenance   •  Experience with 2D AutoCAD Inventor, Pro-Engineer, SolidWorks, Visual CAD, and Microsoft Office applications   •  Exposure to operational management topics including quality management, production planning, manufacturing management, and manufacturing systems   •  Demonstrated communication and leadership skills

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, December 2020 Minor in Computer Information Systems Capstone Coursework can be summarized under “Education” or Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX explained in detail under “Related Experience” section.

Capstone Project: Worked with local company to increase their manufacturing throughput. Deliverables allowed for an increase in manufacturing throughput of 15%.

RELATED EXPERIENCE Assistant to the Engineering Manager, Top-Notch Manufacturing, Stephenville, TX, July 2020 – present   •  Design, draft, and create CNC programs for forging tooling using Pro Engineer and Visual CAD   •  Create Visual Basic applications to automate tooling design   •  Assist in creation of plant layout and process flow   •  Member of selection team for CAD/CAM system Intern, Top-Notch Manufacturing, Stephenville, TX, June 2019 – August 2019  •  Developed manufacturing engineering documentation packages as well as developed work procedures  •  Designed and built jigs and fixtures for shop floor use  •  Worked in a team developing new production floor layout and developed a hangar layout  •  Responsible for troubleshooting various problems on the shop floor and created solutions  •  Installed and maintained Electrostatic Discharge safe work stations Job Shadow, Aircraft Manufacturing, Mineral Wells, TX, April 2017  •  Spent one day in manufacturing facility learning how the company designs, manufactures, and troubleshoots products  •  Toured production floor and observed PLC controllers in the manufacturing process  •  Observed disposition procedure for discrepant parts

HONORS /ACTIVITIES Member, Tarleton Society of Engineering Technology, March 2017 – present Member, Tarleton State Robotics Team, January 2017 – present Vice President/Member, Delta Chi Fraternity, August 2019 – present Distinguished Student, 2017, 2018, 2019

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Shadowing opportunities are an excellent way to explore career options and can be used on the résumé if relevant to the position that you are applying to.


Construction Science and Management Sample Bob T. Builder 123 St. Peter St. Stephenville, TX 76401 bobtbuilder@gmail.com 254-123-0000 OBJECTIVE: Estimator, Building Blocks General Contractors EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management, May 2022 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX EXPERIENCE: Estimator Intern, Heavy Lifting Builders, Dallas, TX, June 2021 – August 2021 • Reviewed proposal specifications and drawings • Attended pre-proposal meetings, bid strategy and presentation meetings as required • Prepared estimate by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work • Assisted with technical support to personnel preparing takeoffs for assigned proposals Construction Worker, Success Construction, Granbury, TX, November 2020-June 2021 • Utilized skills and knowledge of power tools to design and build • Followed blue prints and models accordingly • Used safe working practices at all times and adhered to company guidelines • Cleaned and prepared construction sites prior to the start of a job • Loaded and unloaded building materials for jobs Sales Associate, Tractor Supply, Stephenville, TX, May 2019-October 2019 • Greeted and assisted customers • Provided customers with product information • Learned about customer’s project and made suggestions based on project specifics • Operated cash register/computer • Operated Forklift and assisted customers with loading purchases ACTIVITIES: Member, Kappa Delta Rho, Tarleton State University, Fall 2020 – Present Vice President, Member, Construction Science and Management Student Association, Fall 2020-Present Volunteer, Foster’s Home for Children, Stephenville, TX, Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Volunteer, United Way Golf Tournament, July 2020

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Computer Science Sample 456 Main St., Stephenville, TX 76401

Al Gorithm 254.867.5309

Area of Interest Computer Programming

Summary of Skills

al.gorithm@go.tarleton.edu You can use the summary of skills section to exemplify your computer skills specific to the position that you are applying.

•  Over 4 years of experience in computer science-related field •  Good understanding of QA/software testing automation tools and methodologies •  Languages: C, C++, Java, SQL, HTML •  Operating Systems: Unix, Linux, Windows, Mac OS

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, December 2020 Minor in Marketing Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA: 3.9

Related Experience

Help Desk Technician, Information Technology, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX, May 2018-Present   •  Respond to tickets from help desk to provide basic technology support working directly with staff, faculty, and students   •  Resolve routine problems as instructed or escalates more complex issues to appropriate staff   •  Install, upgrade, and troubleshoot software as needed   •  Assist in maintaining IT Department documentation, inventory, transfers, and surplus Intern, Artemia Health Systems, Cleveland, Ohio, June 2017-Mar. 2018   •  Created new functionality for state-level prescription drug information system   •  Worked with end users to determine their information needs Specifically with projects, you can   •  Wrote application to create custom surveys separate them into a completely   •  Migrated old Visual basic code to ASP.NET different section if there is enough to sustain a stand-alone section.

Projects

Vintage Foundation, Senior Capstone Course, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2019-Dec. 2020   •  Advised on new technologies to help further the organization's mission   •  Instructed program director on building a user-friendly website and relationship database   •  Assessed systemic problems and suggested possible solutions News Delivery System, Senior Capstone Course, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2019-Dec. 2019   •  Integrated old code with new for web application   •  Delivered custom tailored web news   •  Coded in Java using Model-View Controller architecture Ebarter, Senior Capstone Course, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2019-Dec. 2019   •  Applied software engineering principles   •  Led team in coding phase of development   •  Integrated J2SE Web Development Kit in the online bartering system

Honors & Awards

Dean’s List, Tarleton State University, Fall 2016, Spring 2020 Recipient, Presidential Leadership Scholarship, Spring 2019

Activities Vice President, Student Government Association, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2019-May 2020 Tarleton Transition Mentor, New Student Programs, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2017-May 2018

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OBJECTIVE Graduate Nurse Internship, Providence Health Care System SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS   •  3 years of clinical and volunteer experience in the medical field and community   •  Dedicated to achieving exceptional patient care and satisfaction   •  Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers through American Red Cross for 2 years EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Nursing, May 2020 Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA: 3.58 RELEVANT COURSES Care of Adults with Complex Needs Emergency Nursing Behavioral Health Nursing

It is acceptable to articulate a certification in the “Summary of Qualifications”, however, if you have more than one related certification, it is reasonable to add a separate “Certification” section.

Nursing Care of Adults Nursing Care of Infants and Children Nursing Leadership and Management

Specifically with Clinicals, it is best to theme your experiences by RELATED EXPERIENCE department to show the intricacies and uniqueness of your training. Nursing Clinicals, Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Brownwood Regional Medical Center, Providence Health Center, Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Lake Granbury Medical Center, Senior Care Center Emergency   •  Assessed and cared for a multitude of varying acuity patients   •  Observed and participated in codes and procedures Intensive Care Unit   •  Evaluated, monitored, and cared for respiratory ventilator patients   •  Monitored post-operative coronary artery bypass graft Telemetry   •  Examined and monitored patient during rhythm conversion   •  Reinforced teaching with patients and prepared patients for discharge

Volunteer, May – Dec. 2018, May – Aug. 2019 Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Dallas, TX   •  Stocked, organized, and worked closely with Emergency Room supply coordinator in the supply room   •  Assisted with stocking of portable supply closets in the Emergency Room   •  Performed post-discharge surveys by phone for quality assurance and patient satisfaction   •  Greeted guests to the hospital and transported patients to rooms, surgery, radiology and other locations

An “Other Experience” section is included when your experience is irrelevant, but still shows your ability to work and keep a job.

OTHER EXPERIENCE Child Care Attendant, Smith Family, Stephenville, TX, May 2018 – July 2019 Team Member, Whataburger Restaurants LLC, Cleburne, TX, Jan. 2017 – Aug. 2017

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Member, National Student Nurses Association, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2019 – May 2020 Member, National Society of Leadership and Success, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2018 – May 2020 Historian, Student Nurses Association, Tarleton State University, Aug. 2018 – May 2019

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Medical Lab Sciences Sample Texanna Rider 1234 Rodeo Lane, Fort Worth, TX TexannaRider@email.com 555.968.9000

OBJECTIVE Medical Laboratory Technician, John Peter Smith Hospital EDUCATION Associate of Applied Science Tarleton State University, Fort Worth, TX

May 2020 Include the date that you will be taking your certification exam.

CERTIFICATION Eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination, MLT (ASCP) CLINICAL TRAINING SKILLS Misys/Sunquest Information System MicroScan DXC DXI

Architect PCR Coulter LH Iris

Aug. 2020

List specific equipment that you have experience using.

EXPERIENCE Photo Lab Technician Nov. 2018 – Present Walmart, Arlington, TX   •  Process customer photo requirements and ensure orders are accurate   •  Provide general maintenance on photo processing equipment and daily quality control   •  Assist customers in purchasing digital cameras and accessories Summer Office Assistant May 2018 – Aug. 2018 Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX   •  Provided assistance to human resources administrators in all aspects of the office   •  Processed received mail and prepared mail for designated schools and prospective employees   •  Updated confidential employee folders and entered employee data within computer system Food Service April 2017 – May 2018 Target, Monroe, NC   •  Managed all duties of the food service area while working unsupervised each shift   •  Efficiently prepared food, took customer orders, and delivered orders to customer tables   •  Maintained a clean dining area and ensured customer service area was stocked COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Member, Biology Club, Tarleton State University Volunteer, CMC Union, Fort Worth, TX PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/ HONORS Member, American Society of Clinical Pathology Member, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Member, Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society

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Social Work Sample Lynette Scavo 123 Wisteria Lane Fantasy Land, TX 76401 254.555.2233 lynette.scavo@yahoo.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/TarletonTexan

Make sure the email address you list on your résumé is professional, clear, and is an email that you check frequently.

OBJECTIVE Program Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erath County EDUCATION Bachelor of Social Work Minor in Psychology Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

Aug. 2019

Study Abroad Program Queen Mary’s College, London, England Studied British Culture and Society RELATED COURSES Service Learning Human Behavior and Social Environment Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Summer 2017

Medical and Healthcare Policy Social Work Values and Ethics Child Welfare

If the experience happened in the past, use past tense.

RELATED EXPERIENCE Field Placement Aug. 2018 – Present NHC Senior Care, Comanche, TX   •  Develop an understanding of the administrative aspects of operating a nursing facility   •  Conduct intake assessments on new residents   •  Participate in weekly webinars, virtual meetings, and trainings   •  Collaborate with various city/county agencies to effectively serve residents Volunteer Child Advocate May 2018 – Present CASA for the Cross Timbers Area, Inc., Stephenville, TX   •  Assess child educational, medical, and mental health records   •  Report findings to the District Judge and advocate for the best interest of the child   •  Coordinate with CPS workers to arrange appointments and meetings with child   •  Create court reports detailing best interest for psychological, emotional, educational, and medical needs of the child Direct Care Worker June 2016 – Aug. 2018 The Company of Rock House, Stephenville, TX   •  Supervised 10 clients in completing daily activities   •  Monitored medication management for clients   •  Assisted client at employment site   •  Enabled clients to learn life skills in order to achieve a maximum level of independence   •  Completed appropriate detailed documentation for Medicaid reimbursement OTHER EXPERIENCE Wait Staff, Cotton Patch Café, Stephenville, TX Carhop, Sonic Drive-In, Granbury, TX HONORS & AWARDS Member, Student Social Work Association, Tarleton State University Volunteer Advocate of the Year, Texas CASA

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Tips for Electronic Résumé Submission If you are sending a recruiter or hiring manager an email to alert them of your interest in their open position, there are a few guidelines to follow. Since your email is standing in as your cover letter, be sure to include your résumé—you may want to use a line break and insert your résumé at the bottom of the email just in case the organization’s firewall blocks attachments. 1. B e sure to send your email during business hours. You wouldn’t want to annoy the recipient by having their cell phone go off at 10:15 pm only for them to check it and see your name. 2. C apitalize the use of the subject line. Use the subject line to entice the reader into your cover letter. For example, for a Director of Nursing position, say something such as “experienced nurse for Director of Nursing position.” 3. “ Say my name, say my name.” Don’t send your email “To Whom it May Concern”, instead use your intended recipient’s name. You may have to research who this is, but it will be worth the effort. 4. Meaningful content. Follow the typical guidelines for a cover letter—let them know right out of the gate what your goals are. 5. K eep it concise. Do not include more than the typical cover letter just because you don’t have to print it. No one wants to read a novel of an email. 6. D on’t bedazzle it. We have all been tempted to change our backgrounds and font colors, but this is not the time. Keep it classic—white background, black or navy blue font color, Calibri, 11pt. 7. U se the spell check tool. If you use all caps for your section headers, review the spelling. Spell check does not catch misspelled words in all caps. 8. Trial Send. Before sending your email, send it to yourself, or a friend, to make sure your formatting is being received as intended. 9. C onvert to PDF. To keep your formatting intact, convert your resume to a PDF. 10. A pplicant Tracking System (ATS). Remember that many employers use ATS to screen applicants – software that scans and ranks job applicants. It is important for you to use keywords and tailor your resume for each job. Templates can get scrambled with ATS so that is why it is recommended to start from scratch on a Word document. Depending on the employer's ATS, the software may read one file type better than the other.

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Curriculum Vitae and Personal Statement What is a Curriculum Vitae? Also called a CV or Vitae, the curriculum vitae is, as its name suggests, an overview of your life’s accomplishments, most specifically those that are relevant to the academic realm. In the United States, the curriculum vitae is used almost exclusively when one is pursuing academic positions. The curriculum vitae is a living document which will reflect the developments in a scholar/teacher’s career and thus should be updated frequently.

How is a CV different from a résumé? The most noticeable difference between most CVs and most résumés is the length. Entry level résumés are usually limited to a page. CVs, however, often run to three or more pages. (Remember, however, that the length is not the determinant of a successful CV. You should try to present all the relevant information that you can in a concise manner.) A more subtle but equally important distinction is that the goal of a résumé is to construct a professional identity, but the goal of a CV is to construct a scholarly identity. Thus, your CV will need to reflect your ability as a teacher, researcher, and publishing scholar within your discipline. Categories to consider might include teaching, research, publications, technical/specialized skills, grants, and consulting.

Personal Statement As you gather application materials for graduate school, you will be required to include a written statement as part of the process. These written statements are often called “letters of intent”, “personal narratives”, “personal statements”, or “statements of purpose”. A personal statement represents a graduate school’s first qualitative introduction to the way you think and the way you express yourself. The personal statement must serve as a reflection of your personality and intellect. You must sell yourself through this statement, just as you would through a successful job interview. Your personal statement for graduate school should focus on your specific interests and goals as they pertain to academics. Back up each claim you make with specific examples. While the essay is personal in nature, the school is not typically looking for your life story. Some schools may want specific personal experiences that have impacted your choices and career path. In this case, be brief and to the point, especially if they were difficult life experiences. Your statement needs to be tailored to the program and university to which you are applying. As a good rule of thumb, pay close attention to the writing prompt given by the school or program. You should outline your career and research goals, your existing education and skillset, and explain your interest in the program, university, and department. Your statement will likely be between 250 and 750 words, depending upon the school and its requirements. 57

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Curriculum Vitae Template Page 1 of 2 Corey V. Teigh

212 Success Lane  •  Pleasantville, TX 76464 (555) 543-9876 • cory.teigh@gmail.com EDUCATION Master of Science in Biology Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA 3.85

December 2020

Bachelor of Science in Biology Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX GPA 4.0

May 2018

RESEARCH AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE Research Assistant Robert J. Jones Biological Field Station, Weatherford, TX May 2017 – May 2018   •  Studied the effects of urbanization and wildfires on the arthropod community   •  Researched the endangered coastal sage scrub ecosystem of southern Texas   •  Specialized in the identification of spiders Teaching Assistant Ranger College Department of Biology, Stephenville, TX September 2016 – May 2017   •  Tutored students of Introductory Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at weekly mentor sessions   •  Aided students during the laboratory section of Introductory Ecology and Evolutionary Biology   •  Ran mentor sessions to assist students with problem sets for Introductory Genetics Research Assistant PRG Research Facility, Stephenville, TX January 2015 – May 2016   •  Researched the effects of urbanization on the distribution of reptile and amphibian communities   •  Captured live lizards for measurement and blood collection   •  Dissected preserved lizard specimens and collected content for identification TEACHING EXPERIENCE College Instructor, Biology I Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX College Instructor, Biology II Ranger College, Ranger, TX

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Curriculum Vitae Template Page 2 of 2 Corey V. Teigh - pg. 2 AWARDS AND GRANTS Thoreau Scholar Marshall Scholarship Finalist Ranger Summer Research Grant Howard Green Medical Institute Research Grant Downing Scholarship Finalist

May 2016 – May 2017 August 2016 Summer 2016 Summer 2015 January 2015

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Staubus, W.J., Boyd, E.S., Adams, T.A., Teigh, C.V., & Eyer, W.M. 2017. Ant communities in native sage scrub, non-native grassland, and suburban habitats in Los Angeles County, California, USA: conversation implications. Journal of Insect Conservation. In publication. Kaiser, K., Caruso, M.F., Gromally, B.M., Teigh, C.V., & Pauly, G.B. 2017. Spatiotemporal patterns in lizard digestive-tract parasite diversity and abundance across the Los Angeles Basin. Invited presentation at the International Urban Wildlife Conference Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Meyer, W.M., III, M. W. J. Staubus, M. Wheeler, & Teigh, C.V. Conservation importance of native coastal sage scrub and non-native grassland habitat patches in urban/suburban Los Angeles County, California, USA. 99th Annual Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 2016. Teigh, C.V. Asteraceae pollen specialization affects vulnerability to broad parasitism in mason bees. Rocky Mountain Biological Research Symposium, August 2016. LABORATORY AND FIELD SKILLS Identification of spider species and insect families using dissecting microscope Extensive dissection experience with lizard specimens Proper handling of live animals, including sea turtles, tree frogs, and fence lizards Wilderness First Aid Certified COMPUTER AND LANGUAGE SKILLS Spanish, written and conversational proficiency Statistical Software including R, IBM SPSS, Primer, JMP Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint ArcGIS and GPS technology

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RResume ésumé Format Rubric Format Rubric Contact Informa�on / Objec�ve Goal: To ensure a reviewer can easily contact you and clearly understands your career objec�ve.

Educa�on Sec�on Goal: To convey academic qualifica�ons and training.

Experience Sec�on(s) Goal: To showcase your skills & qualifica�ons, showing relevance to the posi�on desired. If functional style of resume is used, then Experience section is not required.

Addi�onal Sec�on(s) Goal: To highlight informa�on that does not appear elsewhere on resume. See below for some possible sec�ons to use if appropriate.3

Contact informa�on includes name, address, email, and phone Name stands out on the resume (font size between 18-28) C Provides professional email (remove hyperlink) D Objec�ve or Area of Interest is listed as the 1st sec�on 1 A B

Entries are listed in order of most recent to least recent Degree is spelled out (BS in Nursing = Bachelor of Science in Nursing) G Gradua�on month/year are indicated H Each ins�tu�on includes name of university/college and loca�on 2 I If listed, GPA is in correct format and above 3.0 E F

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If listed, entries have �tle/posi�on, organiza�on names, and dates 3 If listed, entries are listed in order of most recent to least recent3 S If listed, sec�ons are located in appropriate order3 T If course work is listed, it is relevant to job and in order of importance U If listed, references need to be on a separate document4

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