Résumé Examples

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Résumés aren't one size fits all. Explore the three types of résumés, including chronological, functional and combination résumés, to find out which kind works best for you.
A chronological résumé is the most traditional format and lists experiences according to the order in which they took place.

John A. Smith

123 Main Street
Woodmont, MO 60000
(314) 555-5555
jsmith@mail.com
www.johnasmithtv.com

Objective

To obtain a position that will further develop my skills as a good team player in a broadcast setting.

Experience

Reporter, Woodmont College Wrap-Up
Woodmont, MO
Fall 2007 - present
Report on sports for small college television station.
Interview prominent members and coaches of Woodmont College sports teams.
Train freshmen reporters on basic broadcasting practices.
Edit video using Final Cut Pro.

Education

Woodmont College, B.A. in Journalism, Woodmont, MO, Anticipated graduation: Spring 2011
--G.P.A. 3.8/4.0
Liberty High School, Liberty, MO, Graduated: Spring 2007
--G.P.A. 3.9/4.0

Additional Information

Awards

Woodmont College Rising Reporter Award, 2009

Activities & Interests

Running
Member, Missouri Young Toastmasters Club

Other Information

Woodmont College Debate Team. Team orator, 2007-present
St. Mary's Hospital. Volunteer, 2007-present
Liberty High School Track Team. Team member, 2003-2007
Fluent in Spanish
A functional résumé is a type of résumé that lists your experiences according to skill.

John A. Smith

123 Main Street
Woodmont, MO 60000
(314) 555-5555
jsmith@mail.com
www.johnasmithtv.com

Objective

To obtain a position that will further develop my skills as a good team player in a broadcast setting.

Summary Of Qualifications

On-Air Talent

Report on sports for small college television station.
Fluent in Spanish and able to report in the language.

Journalism Skill

Report on breaking news involving Woodmont's local sports teams.
Interview prominent coaches and members of Woodmont College sports teams.
Train freshmen reporters on basic broadcasting practices.

Technical Experience

Update television station's website with the latest sports news.
Edit rough footage using Final Cut Pro.

Enthusiasm for Sports

Member of high school track team.
Currently training for a marathon.

Community Involvement

Volunteer, St. Mary's Hospital
Member, Missouri Young Toastmasters Club

Summary Of Experience

Reporter, Woodmont College Wrap-Up, Woodmont, MO, Fall 2007 - present

Education

Woodmont College, B.A. in Journalism, Woodmont, MO, Anticipated graduation: Spring 2011
Liberty High School, Liberty, MO, Graduated: Spring 2007
A combination résumé, as the name suggests, is a combination of the chronological and functional formats. It features your skills but still allows you to provide a work summary that is more detailed than what appears in a functional résumé.

John A. Smith

123 Main Street
Woodmont, MO 60000
(314) 555-5555
jsmith@mail.com
www.johnasmithtv.com

Objective

To obtain a position that will further develop my skills as a good team player in a broadcast setting.

Selected Skills

On-Air Talent

Fluent in Spanish and able to report in the language.
Report on sports for small college television station.

Journalism Skill

Report on breaking news involving Woodmont's local sports teams.
Interview prominent coaches and members of Woodmont College sports teams.
Train freshmen reporters on basic broadcasting practices.

Technical Experience

Update television station's website with the latest sports news.
Edit rough footage using Final Cut Pro.

Related Work Experience

Reporter, Woodmont College Wrap-Up, Woodmont, MO, Fall 2007 - present

Education

Woodmont College, B.A. in Journalism, Woodmont, MO, Anticipated graduation: Spring 2011
--G.P.A. 3.8/4.0
Liberty High School, Liberty, MO, Graduated: Spring 2007
--G.P.A. 3.9/4.0

Additional Information

Awards

Woodmont College Rising Reporter Award, 2009

Activities & Interests

Running
Member, Missouri Young Toastmasters Club

Other Information

Woodmont College Debate Team. Team orator, 2007 - present
St. Mary's Hospital. Volunteer, 2007 - present
Liberty High School Track Team. Team member, 2003 - 2007