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Page 1: NYU's Wasserman Center's Resume Samples - New - nyu. · PDF fileFocus on accomplishments and quantify results ALEX HAMILTON 908 West 9th Street #4C, Bronx, NY 33333 ! (917) 555 –


840 Pittsburgh Street #2E, New York, NY 10002 212.555.5555 • [email protected]

EDUCATION New York University, New York, NY Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, May 2013 Minors in Economics, GPA: 3.62

Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY Regents Diploma, June 2009 SAT 2280; Overall GPA 98.2 Advanced Placement Coursework

European History Calculus BC Microeconomics Spanish Physics B American History

HONORS • National Honor Society, 2007-2009 • Stuyvesant High School Student Leader Award, 2008 EXPERIENCE New York University Wasserman Center for Career Development, New York, NY

Office Assistant, January 2010 - June 2010 Contacted 300 prospective employers via phone and email for career fairs. Performed general administrative work, including faxing, copying, mailing, cold calling. Acted as receptionist when needed.

Old Navy, New York, NY Sales Associate, September 2008 - May 2009 Communicated with customers regarding questions and dealt with complaints as necessary. Reorganized clothing displays to attract new customers. Junior Associate, January 2008 - September 2008 Operated cash register in efficient and courteous manner. Maintained store appearance. Processed and stocked new shipments. Assisted customers with their purchases. Hogar Infantil, Boulder, CO Volunteer, June 2007 - August 2007 Organized homestays for 10 orphans from Chiapas, Mexico. Coordinated interactive teambuilding activities for orphans. Provided translation assistance for students and families.

SKILLS • PC & Macintosh literate, MS Office applications; familiar with PaintShop Pro and

FileMaker Pro • Fluent in Spanish; Familiar with French ACTIVITIES • Extensive travel throughout Western Europe and Central America • American Folk Dance Company, 2005 – Present

• Technical Set and Stage Crew for all high school productions, 2006 – 2009

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Email should be professional, preferably use NYU address

Include High School typically until your

Junior year in college

Experience section can include unpaid

opportunities if extensive

Utilize qualifying words to highlight level of skill

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Focus on accomplishments

and quantify results


908 West 9th Street #4C, Bronx, NY 33333 � (917) 555 – 5555 � [email protected]

EDUCATION New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York, NY

Bachelor of Science, 5/10 Overall GPA: 3.1 Majors: Finance GPA: 3.5 Information Systems GPA: 3.3 New York University in Florence, Florence, Italy Coursework in Italian language and literature, 9/08-12/08 WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Manager o f Purchasing, RT Limited, New York, NY 2/08 – Present • Manage the purchasing with annual budget of $1.5 million • Created a vendor rating system to identify reliable suppliers, which resulted in an

80% reduction in the rate of product defects • Saved over $20,000 in 2009 in conjunction with purchasing team • Renegotiated suppliers’ contracts and reduced inventory levels by 30% Finance Intern, JPMorganChase, New York, NY 6/08 – 8/08 • Built models based on regression analysis to determine factors affecting treasury curve • Communicated daily with trading desks to produce charts and graphs for weekly strategy meetings • Created daily stock market watch reports for traders, sales staff, and clients

Technical Assis tant , NYU French Department, New York, NY 9/07 – 5/08 • Performed network administrative duties on Windows NT and conducted PC hardware repairs/upgrades • Provided technical support and PC troubleshooting for over 15 staff members • Created student and alumni databases using FileMaker • Updated department web site weekly


Treasurer, NYU Stern Student Council 9/09 – 5/10 • Managed cash flows of the organization from membership fees, institutional allotment and annual events • Collaborated with officers to organize weekly meetings and plan events Volunteer, American Red Cross 1/07 – 6/08 • Helped organize two fundraising dinners that collected over $40,000 for natural disaster relief projects


Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Minitab, C++, HTML INTERESTS

Soccer, baseball memorabilia, black and white photography

Reverse Chronological Format

GPA can be divided by major for emphasis

Include this optional section to highlight outside interests

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ANNA MEYERS 7 Cleveland Street, #4F New York, NY 10016

(212) 555-5555 [email protected]

PROFILE • Over three years of experience in a social services setting. • Skilled social worker with experience in program coordination and performance evaluation. • Excellent ability to write and transform technical data into interesting and informative reading. • Active team member in collaborative projects in assessing needs and developing creative solutions.


New York University, New York, NY LMSW exam passed 6/10 Master of Social Work, 5/10

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 5/03

Additional Training: NASW-sponsored two-day workshop on substance abuse, 1/10 “Counseling the MICA Client,” certificate course, Hunter College, 7/09


Social Work Intern, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY 9/09-5/10 Assessed and coordinated treatment plans with interdisciplinary research team. Provided aftercare for chronic adult psychiatric population Conducted individual psychotherapy as well as short-term marital, family and group work. Co-led psycho-educational support group for families.

Social Work Intern, Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine, New York, NY 9/08-5/09 Facilitated crisis intervention and supportive counseling to patients, ranging from adolescent to older adults, and their families. Gathered psychosocial histories to coordinate discharge plans and make referrals.

Volunteer, Metropolitan Nursery Service, Arlington, VA 9/07-8/08 Conducted play therapy for pre-schoolers with behavioral problems and developmental delays. Provided supportive counseling and concrete services to parents. Coordinated school placement.


Paralegal, Bartles & Flomm, Esq., Washington, D.C. 1/05-8/08 Talent Scout/Casting Agent, Lee Associates, Los Angeles, CA. 6/03-12/04


Conversational Spanish, Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and FileMaker Pro, CPR certified


National Association of Social Workers New York State Society for Clinical Social Work

Reverse Chronological Format

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Keep all dates in the same format.

Dividing experience into two sections emphasizes relevant work

Focus should be on hard skills (i.e.: computer, language) instead of soft skills (i.e.:

interpersonal, communication)

Page 4: NYU's Wasserman Center's Resume Samples - New - nyu. · PDF fileFocus on accomplishments and quantify results ALEX HAMILTON 908 West 9th Street #4C, Bronx, NY 33333 ! (917) 555 –

Maria L. Perez 1524 6th Avenue, Apt. 1C

Hoboken, NJ 07733 (201) 555-5555

[email protected]


To obtain a Marine Biology Summer Research internship.


New York University, College of Arts and Science, New York, NY Bachelor of Arts: Biology, G.P.A. 3.98, January 2012 Related Courses: Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Microbiology, Toxicology

University of Washington, Washington Institute of Marine Biology, Seattle, WA Research Studies, Summers 2009 and 2010 EXPERIENCE

Scientific Research § Researched and collected data for one-week study in Puget Sound, Seattle, WA § Investigated existence and population of invertebrates in various families in Lake Washington,

Seattle, WA § Gained thorough knowledge of identification of marine species at Washington Institute of

Marine Biology § Prepared study for skins of marine birds and reconstructed bone skeletons of marine fish and


Organization/Coordination § Coordinated and wrote marine biology research projects § Designed a study of forest plant files in a research project; located species and measured quantity § Photographed coverage of an animal behavior study through a microscope § Organized projects for an aviation company, working closely with engineers and customers;

project involved blueprints, correspondence, and manual updates EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

LIBRARY ASSISTANT, Hoboken Public Library, Hoboken, NJ Fall 2010-Present RESEARCH ASSISTANT, New York University, New York, NY Fall 2009-Spring 2010 ASSISTANT MANAGER, Katchur Development Inc., Seattle, WA Summers 2007 and 2008 OFFICE ASSISTANT, Mackes Aircraft, El Segundo, CA Summer 2006


NYU Bioethics Forum, Member Greenpeace, Volunteer NYU Chess Club, Member

Functional Format

This is optional and should be specific to

each position

Experience is separated by skill in a Functional format