Employer; City, ST
Job Title; dates of employment (month year - month year)
- Start with an action verb/skill that communicates relevant or transferable skill
- Avoid listing tasks and starting with the following: work, assist, help, learn (these generally bury your skill set)
- Avoid jargon that is specific to the organization or company that won't be understood by others
- Quantify when possible, using numbers to talk about how many you supervised or worked with on a team or how much money you managed
This image also shows how important it is to "top load" your resume. The most important information should be in the top third of your resume. For most college students that will be their Summary of Qualifications and Education...and hopefully at least one related internship or job.
The Auburn University Career Center has lots of great samples of Experience sections in the Career Handbook. There is also a useful list if Action Verbs. Check it out!