Resume assignment



  • You will learn to create a resume



  1. Research on-line various resume templates
  2. Choose a template that you like most
  3. Aesthetics matter!!!
  4. You resume should be no longer than 1 page
  5. Be sure to include the following information in your resume:
  • Name (first name, middle initial, last name)
  • Contact information
    • E-mail
    • Phone
    • Current address (school)
    • Permanent address (home)
  • Objective – 1 sentence stating your job objective
  • Education
    • College, location, type of degree, intended major, expected graduate date
      • GPA
      • Related course work
    • High school, location, graduation date
      • GPA, SAT scores
  • Technical Skills
    • Programming languages (e.g. Java, Python)
    • Markup languages (e.g. HTML)
    • Development platforms (e.g. NetBeans, WingIDE)
    • Operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, Mac OS X)
    • Office productivity platforms (e.g Microsoft Office, Open Office)
  • Work Experience (Previous jobs)
    • Employer, job title, geographic location, years working there
      • responsibilities
      • what you actually did
  • Research Experience
    • Employer/School
      • e.g. NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
  • Related Projects (in case you have notable projects you wish to highlight)
  • Awards / Honors
  • Extracurricular Activities / Interests
  • Volunteer experience
  • Community involvement
  • Other