- Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
- Forage offers bite-sized 5-6 hour virtual work experience programs that give students a genuine career advantage with Fortune 500 companies
- Forage virtual work experiences are always free for students as partner companies are committed to ensuring equity, diversity, and access of opportunity for everyone.
The prospect of selling yourself to potential employers in only one or two pages may seem impossible, but these resume samples will help to get you off to a good start. They are MS Word documents, so you can manipulate them to create a resume that reflects your own skills and experience. Find your School to view a resume that has been tailored towards your goals.
- College of Education Sample Resume Sample Resume (docx)
- School of Business Sample Resume (docx)
- College of Health and Human Services Sample Resume (docx)
- College of Arts and Sciences Sample Resume (docx)
- School of Graduate Studies Sample Resume (docx)
The Career Peer team has been trained in resume writing and development to be able to advise peers on early resume formatting and constructing. If you have never created a resume, contact the Office of Career and Professional Development for an appointment.
If you have created a resume before, contact the appropriate Career Coach.
Resume Tips and Guides
Download our Career Advising Handbook for resume samples to help you with creating your own document.
Whether you are a freshman or a senior, the Career Advising Student Handbook will help you navigate your journey from college to career. Use the Four Year Career Planning Guide to stay on track with career planning activities such as choosing a major, getting career related experience with co-ops or internships, and beginning your first professional job search. In addition, you will find a 5-step plan to help you choose a major, tips to help you with your job search, interviewing strategies, and samples to help you with creating your resume, cover letter, and post interview thank you letters.
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Community service and volunteer experiences are critical components of holistic personal and professional development. Participating in these activities provides individuals with opportunities to cultivate essential skills such as leadership, teamwork, and communication, all while making a positive impact in their communities. For job seekers, these experiences can be distinguishing factors on resumes, showcasing initiative, dedication, and a broader understanding of societal needs. The Office of Career and Professional Development recognizes and emphasizes the importance of community engagement, not only as a means to contribute to societal betterment but also as a pathway to discover one's passions, develop transferable skills, and foster valuable networks.
*This list is NOT a complete list of volunteer opportunities. Please check with SCSU Student Involvement, the Office of Career & Professional Development, your local library, police department, fire department, city/town hall and other local non-profit organizations/agencies for other volunteer opportunities.
New Haven Reads - 45 Bristol St., New Haven, CT 06511
New Haven Reads needs volunteers to help with tutoring and their Book Bank. Visit www.newhavenreads.org/home/get-involved/volunteers or call 203-752-1923 for more information or to apply.
New Haven Land Trust The New Haven Land Trust
Visit www.newhavenlandtrust.org/volunteer or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yale New Haven Hospital Yale New Haven Hospital
Visit www.ynhh.org/about/community/volunteers.aspx or contact 203-688-2297 (York Street Campus) or 203-789-3480 (Saint Raphael Campus).
New Haven Symphony Orchestra - 4 Hamilton St., New Haven, CT 06511
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra has various volunteer opportunities. Visit www.newhavensymphony.org/ join-our-team/volunteer
New Haven Public Schools - 54 Meadow St., New Haven, CT 06511
New Haven Public Schools has volunteer opportunities. Visit http://www.nhps.net/node/3652 for the volunteer application
Boys and Girls Club of New Haven - 253 Columbus Ave, New Haven, CT 06519
Visit bgcnewhaven.org/get-involved/volunteer to complete the volunteer application.