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Chronological Resume Sample: Sophomore highlighting relevant academic courses, projects completed as class
assignments, and experience gained during high school and college
TERRY E. JONES
tj1234@american.edu c: 202-555-0000
Local Address Permanent Address
American University 5050 Adams Street
Letts Hall 107 Pomono, NY 09876
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Communication, May 2010
American University, Washington, DC
Honors: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Youth Scholarship (2006), Excellence in Writing Award (2007)
Relevant Courses and Projects:
Writing for Mass Communication: Interviewed 15 local entrepreneurs for 250-word feature article on
management consulting
Reporting, Editorial Policies and Methods: Analyzed and compared journalistic styles in the Washington Post,
Washington Business Journal and Washingtonian Magazine
Western High School, Pomono, NY, June 2006
Honors: Graduated in top 5% of class, GPA: 3.9/4.0, Selected to be Salutatorian
Relevant Courses: AP Journalism, History, and English
SPECIAL SKILLS
Computer: Proficient in QuarkXPress, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, LexisNexis, Paradox, iMovie
Language: Fluent in Spanish, basic knowledge of French (oral and written)
EXPERIENCE
Hughes Residence Hall Council, Secretary, American University, Washington, DC, January 2009 - present
Plan 12 social and cultural events per semester for 300 freshman and sophomore residents
Develop marketing strategies for annual semiformal, aiming to increase attendance by ten percent and
reduce costs by $800
Edit weekly four-page newsletter, The Hughes News, distributed to 300 residents
Good Hope Camp, Counselor, Severn, MD, May - August 2008
Designed and implemented 10 weekly social, recreational, and educational activities for 50 teens, ages 13-18
Trained five junior counselors in camp procedures
Interacted with parents during regular weekend visits throughout summer
The Elms, Western High School, Yearbook Editor, Pomono, NY, September 2005 - June 2008
Oversaw layout and production of all six sections of 200-page yearbook distributed to class of 500 students
Selected and supervised staff of 35
Wrote 25 articles for five sections, including Sports, Clubs, and Senior Profiles
ACTIVITIES
• Member, Writer’s Guild, American University, Washington, DC, January 2007 - present
• Volunteer, So Others Might Eat, Washington, DC, September 2006 - present
Chronological Resume Sample: Graduating senior exhibiting extensive campus experience and relevant group
coursework
KWAME WILLIAMS
McDowell #309, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
202-885-5555, kwilla@american.edu
EDUCATION
American University, Washington, DC
BSBA, Marketing, May 2008
Overall GPA: 3.3/4.0
Honors: McNair Scholar, 2006 - present
Relevant Courses and Projects:
Consumer Behavior
Created marketing campaign for local restaurant; worked in team of five; discussed findings with company using
20-minute PowerPoint presentation
Analyzed purchasing behavior of consumers to determine marketing strategies; wrote 30-page analysis
Marketing Research
Conducted three student focus groups of 10 to test new advertising campaign; wrote summary report of findings
Developed quantitative survey to test likes and dislikes of new product; utilized SPSS to compile results
EXPERIENCE
American University Office of the Registrar
Administrative Assistant to University Registrar, December 2005 - present
Collect and interpret university professor evaluations of performance that are later used in decisions on tenure,
contract renewals, and merit
Work closely with university registrar and faculty on key issues which affect university community
American University Office of Judicial Affairs
Board Member of Conduct Council, October 2005 - present
Appointed by Director of Judicial Affairs and Dean of Students to participate in forum for resolution of
complaints against students
Create and enforce academic and social sanctions against students who violate Code of Conduct
American University Undergraduate Admissions Office
Ambassador, September 2005 - present
Represent university at official functions designed to recruit over 200 prospective students each year
Selected to speak on student panel held during AU Open House for 400 parents and prospective students
American University New Student Programs
Orientation Leader, May - September 2005
Selected as orientation leader to welcome more than 1,200 new freshmen to AU
Led groups of 20 - 25 students throughout two-day orientation focusing on academic preparation, diversity
training, community building, and alcohol awareness
SKILLS
Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SPSS
Language: Conversational Spanish
Chronological Resume Sample: Graduate student using professional profile to highlight skills and tailor chronological
resume to particular industry/field
Michael Brown
6241 Green Street, #110
Rockville, MD 20852
H (301) 555-2154 W (202) 555-8672
mb1234@american.edu
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE_______________________________________________________________
Experience in innovative program development and implementation through current work with Federal Prison
Industries
Proven abilities in leadership, motivating people toward common mission and effectively organizing and utilizing
available resources to that end
Able to grasp and persuasively articulate organizational position, enlist and educate others to assist in needed
change
Extensive experience in effectively interacting with people of various ages, socioeconomic, and cultural
backgrounds, including those with physical disabilities, through volunteer work
EDUCATION_________________________________________________________________________
Master of Public Administration, American University, Washington, DC, May 2005
Comparative Justice Institute, The Netherlands and London, England, May - August 2003
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, June 1999
WORK EXPERIENCE__________________________________________________________________
Public Affairs Specialist/Co-op, Federal Prison Industries, Washington, DC, June 2004 - present
• Function as team player; writing copy for reports, brochures, newsletters, corporate newsletter facilitating
education efforts with 15 government agencies, private sector parties and congressional interests; instrumental in
coordination of Summit on Federal Prison Industries and National Prison Industries Task Force meetings
Congressional Affairs Intern, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Washington, DC, January - May 2004
Tracked legislative activity to assess potential impact on Federal Bureau of Prisons
Marketing Representative, The Retirement Education Network of America, Washington, DC, September
2000 - May 2003
Created and managed new advertising client base for corporate monthly magazine (circulation: 45,000)
Commodities Exchange Runner, Linnco Futures, Board of Trade, Chicago, IL, July 1999 - July 2000
Served as liaison between clearinghouse and 175 traders on trading floor
ACTIVITIES AND HONORS____________________________________________________________
Self-Financed 100% of graduate school expenses • Dean’s List--fall 1996, spring 1997
Kappa Tau Alpha--Journalism Honorary Society • Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity
Volunteer--Martha’s Table (Soup Kitchen/Shelter) • American Society for Public Administration
COMPUTER SKILLS___________________________________________________________________
• Word • PowerPoint • SPSS • Excel • Publisher • PageMaker
• Turbo Stats • Quicken • Access • Twitter • Wikipages • Moodle
Chronological Sample Resume: Graduate student using summary to highlight important skills and separate
experience sections, emphasizing international experience most relevant to his degree.
Joseph Karlotus
3231 Fenton Street NW, Apt. #9, Washington, DC 20016 • jk8910@gmail.com202-843-3658
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in International Development with a focus on Development
Economics
Three-and-a-half years experience in Africa, Latin America, and Asia
Highly motivated self-starter with excellent management, organizational, and communication skills
Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, PageMaker, SPSS, and Dreamweaver
EDUCATION
American UniversityWashington, DC
Pursuing M.S. in International Development ManagementExpected May 2008
Current GPA: 4.0
Relevant Coursework: Survey of Economic Development Policy, Microeconomics, Econometrics,
Quantitative Analysis, Accounting, International Development
University of Wisconsin, Madison Madison, WI
M.S. in Labor Relations, GPA: 3.958May 2002
Relevant coursework: Policy Issues in Economic Development; International Health, Population, and
Development; Development Theories for Education; Labor in the Global Economy
Teaching Assistant, Labor in the US Economy course, spring 2002
Research Assistant, International Monitoring and Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives, 1999-2000
Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC
B.A. in History and Public Policy (Interdisciplinary), GPA: 3.698 May 1993
Relevant Coursework: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Statistics, Calculus, Public Policy
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Gambi Community Hospital Gambi, Tanzania
Intern/Administrative AssistantJuly – September 2005
Assisted the staff of a rural hospital in a small village in Tanzania with maintaining the budget, writing grant
proposals, performing basic medical tasks, and interacting with patients and their families
This was a voluntary position I took as a means to gain more experience living in a rural setting in Africa
American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS) Guayaquil, Ecuador
Project ManagerNovember 2002 – March 2004
Managed a U.S. Government-funded project which aimed to build the capacity of an association of
campesinos and banana workers in Ecuador to help their members improve their working and living
conditions in rural communities and banana plantations
Opened and managed the office, supervised five staff, worked closely with local partner organizations,
expanded relationships with international organizations, met with government officials,and performed all
administrative tasks, such as maintaining the budget and writing regular reports
Oversaw successful efforts to revitalize this declining and inactive association into a growing regional force
for change encompassing over 1000 members on 50 plantations
Trained the association’s leadership in management, organizational development, and strategic planning
Pop Atziak (Local NGO) Momostenango, Guatemala
TeacherJuly – September 2002
Taught English and math to local indigenous students and lived with a local family in a rural, highland town.
Taught in a local school two days a week and tutored students after school three days a week
Independent Travel around the WorldLatin America, Asia, Africa
November 1998 – March 1999, November 2000 – December 2001
Traveled independently through30 countries in Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and
Central America over a period of 20 months on two multi-month trips
Delivered medical supplies to indigenous communities in Chiapas, Mexico, and studied Spanish and lived
with a local family in Guatemala
Joseph Karlotus, page 2
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 39Gary, IN
Research Specialist January – July, 2006
Researched and analyzed corporate data regarding quality of care, financial, and labor standards of
hospitals in Gary, IN, in support of AFSCME’s efforts to represent its members in collective bargaining with
various employers
Served as one of three main researchers on AFSCME’s campaign to organize 10,000 new members, many
of whom were low-income immigrants, in hospitals and other health care institutions around Illinois
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 Berkeley, CA
Field RepresentativeJuly 2004 November 2005
Coordinated labor relations andco-led negotiations for a unit of 1000 service employees (food, building,
and grounds service) with the University of California, Berkeley
As the labor representative, conducted extensive outreach to employees at the worksite (most of whom
were Mexican, Chinese, Filipino, and other immigrants), advocated on behalf of members with university
and government representatives, trained the local leadership, facilitated committee meetings, and designed
communications materials for both the membership and the public
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31 Springfield, IL
Field OrganizerJanuary 1995 – October 1998
Managed and directed election campaigns for collective bargaining rights for diverse groups of low-income
workers across Illinois
Performed extensive outreach with workers, facilitated meetings, managed public relations including
communications with media, and built partnerships with other community organizations
As lead organizer, led or assisted 15 successful campaigns and directed up to four other staff
Decatur Solidarity Coalition Decatur, IL
Community OrganizerJanuary December, 1994
Coordinated community-religious coalition in support of 2000 employees who had been locked out of their
jobs in a labor dispute
Directed group of around 20 religious leaders (pastors, priests, and rabbis) providing support to workers
and families unable to find other sources of income during the three-year long dispute
North Carolina Student Rural Health CoalitionWinston-Salem, NC
Undergraduate CoordinatorAugust 1989 May 1993
Coordinated student chapter at Wake Forest University of a nongovernmental organization that established
health clinics and performed community health education in rural communities of North Carolina
Led successful campaign to establish a new primary health clinic in a small, African-American town with no
health services
Coordinated fundraising efforts that netted more than $50,000
Chronological Sample Resume: Recent graduate with international and domestic internships
LAURENCE DAVID CHURSED
1234 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
202-555-1234, LDC@american.edu
EDUCATION
American University, Kogod School of Business, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (marketing and finance), May 2007
Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
International Marketing Semester, Jan–April 2006
Completed four courses and an internship in international marketing
Attended seminars presented by top European business leaders
Traveled extensively throughout Europe, including Austria, Denmark, Latvia, and Russia
SKILLS
Computer Savvy: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe
PageMill, Netscape Composer, Macromedia Fireworks, LexisNexis
Multilingual: Basic knowledge of Hebrew and Spanish (reading, speaking and writing)
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Kadlecek, Nedwick, Shroeder and Associates, Washington, DC
Consultant Intern, May 2006–present
Created 40-page marketing plan for strategic communications and event consulting firm
MAB Parcel Service Europe, Brussels, Belgium
Marketing Analyst Intern, Jan–April 2006
Updated and improved MAB.com European Web sites
Analyzed data on usage of MAB.com web site
Prepared MS PowerPoint presentations on usage data, which were then presented to 50 high-level executives
Agnello and Goldenberg Investments, Inc., Wellesley, MA
Financial Advisor Intern, May–Aug 2005
Utilized mutual fund software developed by Morningstar and conducted searches to select mutual funds
Assessed retirement funds to determine future benefits and shortfalls based on amount and diversification of
investments using financial planning software
Judy Kurden Gourmet, Boston, MA
Special Events Assistant, May–Aug 2004
Coordinated and set up 15 business breakfasts, luncheons, and dinners at Rogers Consulting
Audited daily cash flows ranging from $500$2,000, managed weekly inventory, and distributed products
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Advertising Federation, Vice President, May 2006–May 2007
Managed accounts and media planning projects
American Marketing Association, Chapter Secretary, Jan–May 2006
Planned six speaker panels attended by 50100 and kept minutes and chapter history
Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Member, Membership, Professional, Social Committees, Sept 2005–Jan 2006
Created first Annual Leadership Clinic, to mentor high school students on careers in business, attended by 75
Served as co-chairman of winter gala with 300 participants, celebrating year’s accomplishments
Chronological Sample Resume: Recent graduate with international and domestic internship experience
JEAN NOMMOREAU
4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016, 202-555-5555, jean@american.edu
EDUCATION
School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC, May 2007
Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies: Language and Area Studies specializing in France-Europe
Honors: Cumulative GPA 3.89/4.0, Dean’s List (all semesters), University Honors Program
Sweet Briar College Junior Year in France: Paris, France, September 2005–May 2006
• Studied European and French politics while directly matriculated in French university system
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Fluent in French, intermediate-level Spanish
EXPERIENCE
Intern. Western Policy Center: Washington, DC, August 2006–May 2007
• Attended congressional hearings, think tank conferences, and other events as representative of public
policy organization promoting U.S. interests and Western institutions in southeastern and eastern Europe
• Drafted and distributed memoranda of events intended for use by 25 key officials at center
• Conducted research for monthly 40-page center publication, the Strategic Report, and culled pertinent
data for center databases
• Participated in weekly staff briefings and informational meetings regarding center activities, projects,
and events
Intern. Association Chretienne pour l’Abolition de la Torture (ACAT) (Christian Association for
the Abolition of Torture): Paris, France, November 2005–May 2006
• Monitored global developments in human rights abuses while working in Paris office of international
human rights group
• Researched and drafted 15 articles for pending publication on death penalty
• Participated in weekly community meetings to devise ways to raise awareness of death penalty
Human Resources Associate. The Smith Company: Washington, DC, June-August 2005
• Managed human resources department of large telemarketing company with team of ten staff members
• Researched and answered 20-40 daily queries from federal and state governments and employers
pertaining to unemployment verifications, welfare funds eligibility, and proof of employment for current
and former company employees
• Reconciled payroll by entering employee wages in database and distributing paychecks to staff of 250
Intern. National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP): Washington, DC, January–April
2005
• Wrote ten biographies of juvenile death row inmates for NCADP Web page and member newsletter
• Planned and attended organizational meetings to prepare to lobby members of Congress
• Solicited donations 10% above previous year and maintained database of 300 NCADP supporters
ACTIVITIES
• Program Director, WVAU, American University Radio Station, January–May 2005
• Group Leader, Freshman Service Experience, American University, August–December2004
• Volunteer, Calvary Bilingual Learning Daycare Center, Washington, DC, January–May 2004
• Volunteer, D.C. Central Soup Kitchen, August–December 2003
• Camp Counselor, Hi Hills Day Camp, Milwaukee, WI, May–August 2003, 2004, 2005
COMPUTER SKILLS
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Explorer; Google Docs, Group, and Maps; Blogger; Paychex
Chronological Sample Resume: Recent graduate with extensive internship experience utilizing left-hand section titles,
academic achievements, and volunteer experience
ASHLEY DeSALLE
4800 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016, 202-555-5555
1 Grove Drive, Rose, New Jersey 07450, 201-555-5555
Ashley@hotmail.com
EDUCATION American University, Washington, DC, May 2007
BA, Public Communication; Minor: Art History
Overall GPA 3.6/4.0
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2003-2004
Completed courses in art history and Italian culture
ACHIEVEMENTSAU Dean’s List (all semesters)
National Honor Society (fall 2005 – present)
Featured front page and investigative reporter for AU biweekly student newspaper, The Eagle
PROFESSIONALSpecial Olympics International, Washington, DC
EXPERIENCEIntern, Communication and Public Affairs Department (January – May 2007)
Researched, wrote, and edited 20 articles for quarterly magazine with circulation of 5,000 and
official Special Olympics web site
Conducted 15 interviews, gathered information, and wrote summaries for monthly 10-page
internal newsletter distributed to staff of 300 throughout US
Ketchum Public Relations, Washington, DC
Intern, Public Affairs Department (September – December 2005)
Designed and assembled information packages and participated in brainstorming sessions
Prepared media conference information and placed follow-up calls to maximize media
coverage
Monitored news sources and pitched story ideas to media in healthcare, technology, political,
and financial fields
The White House, Washington, DC
Intern Volunteer, First Lady’s Correspondence Office (December 2004August 2005)
Responded to incoming correspondence regarding education and international issues
Served as tour guide and liaison for holiday and special constituent White House events
The National Portrait Gallery,Washington, DC
Intern, Graphic Design and Special Exhibit Department (September December 2004)
Created bi-weekly story boards displayed at gallery entrance to inform gallery visitors about
upcoming films and special events
Designed gallery and special exhibit brochures
Planned and executed preliminary and final phases of six special exhibits
ABC Studios, New York, NY
Intern, Twentieth-Century Project (January 2004)
Conducted historical research for ABC’s Twentieth-Century video series on the Holocaust
Collaborated with four production associates during early development of three individual films
and worked directly with five editors and producers in editing room during final stages
COMPUTERWorking knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Adobe PageMaker and Photoshop
SKILLS
VOLUNTEER Public Relations Student Society of America, September 2004 present
EXPERIENCESpina Bifida Association of Bergen-Passaic County, NJ, MayAugust 2001
Ridgewood Special Services Home and School, Ridgewood, NJ, October – December 2000
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