Do you use templates? Full sentences? Stress only your paid work? 

Don't miss opportunities to market your liberal arts education!


First and Second Year Students

Upperclass students:

  • Developing your Resume will help you write a more sophisticated resume.
  • Read about Writing a CV to see if it's appropriate for you.  Most new college graduates don't yet have the background for a scholarly CV until after grad school.  For an example of a scholarly CV, ask your advisor to see hers/his. 

Get help with your resume to make your qualifications shine!

  • Attend the Resume ER from 10 p.m. to midnight each semester (Date TBA).
  • Upload your resume into your Hiram CareerNet account where it will be reviewed by the Career Center, and you will receive feedback  before it is added to the database.
  • No resume? No worries. Come to scheduled "Resume Build and Review Drop-In" in the Career Center. Have a resume started? Bring your draft. Watch for posted days/times.
  • Call the Career Center at ext. 5131 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an individual appointment.


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While all professional resumes are based on the same principles, here are some specific examples.