Career Services: Writing a Resume

What is a resume?

A resume is a one or two page summary of your education, skills, accomplishments, and experience. Your resume's purpose is to get your foot in the door. A resume does its job successfully if it does not exclude you from consideration.

Sample Resumes

These resumes will help you think about what you want to put on paper. They are examples because you should use the sections that work best for you, don't be afraid to mix and match different information and sections to highlight the key things you want employers to know. Your resume should be tailored to the positions that you are applying for, so you'll never really be done working on your resume. There is no such thing as the "perfect resume" if you're stuck come see us for a quick review and some suggestions.

Check your spelling! Do not depend on spell check. Have other people proofread your resume!

The Career Guide has several different example resumes to help you get started!

Career Guide 

Career Services is located on the second floor of the Mabee Student Success Center in Suite 202.
Address: 900 College Street, UMHB Station Box 8415, Belton, TX 76513

careerservices@umhb.edu 
Phone: (254) 295-4691
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm