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 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. each semester (Dates will be announced).
  • After your initial resume has been reviewed by the Career Development Staff, you may upload it into your Hiram CareerNet account and you will receive feedback before it is saved to the database.
  • No resume? No worries. Come to scheduled "Resume Build and Review Drop-In" in the Career Development office. Have a resume started? Bring your draft. Watch for posted dates and times during each semester.
  • Call Career Development at ext. 5131 or email us atThis 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.