Appropriate Email Address

write a resume using the example below

CONTACT INFO

First and Last Name

City, State (Optional) | Best Phone Number to Reach You | Appropriate Email Address

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

· 3-5 sentences describing why you would be a great fit for the position.

· Describe your relevant accomplishments, strengths, knowledge, experience, skillsets, and languages.

· This is the “preview to the movie.” Highlight your best qualifications so they choose to read the rest of the resume.

· Use bullet points to distinguish each sentence if more aesthetically pleasing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

· List jobs you have held in the past 10 years; only list older jobs if they are directly related to desired job.

· Do NOT list a job if you worked at a place of employment for less than 3 months.

· If you have some jobs that are related to your desired position/field and others that are not, only list the related jobs in this section. Create an “Additional Work History” section at the end of the resume for the non-related jobs.

· Use bullet points to list achievements, results, recognitions, and duties for each job.

Company Name – City, State

Job Title

Start Year – End Year or Present

3-5 achievements, results, recognitions, and duties

INTERNSHIP / EXTERNSHIP / CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

· This section should take priority over others unless you have previous work history in exact field.

Company Name – City, State

Title or Role

Month Year – Month Year

2-3 Main Responsibilities/Duties

CERTIFICATIONS and LICENSURES

Name of Certification/License

Issuing Company or Organization

Certification/License Number

Expiration Month Year

EDUCATION

· Only include schools that you received a degree or relevant certifications from, or are currently attending.

· Do NOT include your high school.

School Name – City, State

Major/Area of Study

Degree Earned

Graduation Year/Estimated Graduation Month Year

CORE COMPETENCIES

· List 6-9 competencies, skills, traits, and/or areas of proficiency that directly relate to the job.

· Utilize the job description to find the types of preferred and/or required skills and traits.

· This is a great area to match keywords from the job description that may not otherwise be easily listed in your resume.

· Use bullet points and columns to make this section more aesthetically pleasing and organized.

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

· List the core courses you have already completed and are currently in.

· Use bullet points to list each course.

VOLUNTEER WORK / AFFILIATIONS

Organization

City, State

example of resume

SHARKLY BRUCE, COTA/L

Amity Island, FL | (975) 206-1120 | TheWaterIsGreat@email.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

· Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with two 8-week rotations of Level II OTA fieldwork, as well as 3 years of previous healthcare experience in a hospital setting.

· Extensive direct care experience assisting patients after treatment of traumatic wounds from local wildlife attacks.

· Proven track record of building strong rapport with patients resulting in improved morale, cooperation and recovery time.

· Thrives in work environments requiring creativity, adaptability, and continuously evolving challenges and responsibilities.

LEVEL II FIELDWORK

Larry Vaughn Rehabilitation Center, Amity Island, FL  May 2016 – July 2016

Occupational Therapy Assistant Extern

· Managed a daily caseload of patients, including adults with shoulder replacements, carpal tunnel syndrome, upper extremity fractures, and tendon repairs.

· Created and developed a Pipe Tree to be used with patients during their treatments.

Life Care of Amity, Amity Island, FL  February 2016 – April 2016

Occupational Therapy Assistant Extern

· Managed a daily caseload of patients, including children and adults with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and autism.

· Utilized PointClickCare software for electronic review of patient medical records and documentation.

· Contributed to the development and implementation of a Life Skills Group.

 

EDUCATION

Keiser University, Fort Myers, FL  July 2016

Occupational Therapy Assistant, Associate of Science

 

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

 

· Certified OTA, NBCOT

· Licensed OTA, State of FL

· HIPAA; CPR

· Blood Borne Pathogens/OSHA

· Nonviolent Crisis Intervention

· Physical Agent Modalities

 

HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCE

Amity Island Medical Center, Amity Island, FL November 2012 – January 2016

Surgical Technician

· Prepared wound areas of shark attack victims for surgical procedures.

· Sterilized all medical utensils and tools needed by surgeon.

· Ensured that all practices remain in compliance with set regulations.

ADDITIONAL WORK HISTORY

Quint’s Charters, Amity Island, FL  June 2008 – October 2013

Customer Service Representative

SHARKLY BRUCE

CompTIA A+, CCNet

Amity Island, FL | (975) 206-1120 | TheWaterIsGreat@email.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

· Information Technology graduate with one year of hands-on work experience with computer networks for a local shark research center, as well as multiple certifications.

· Demonstrates an aptitude for troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of wireless networks, routers, computer hardware and software, and operating systems.

· Proficiency in the computer languages for:

o Linux; Cisco; MS Windows; DOS

· Very meticulous with regards to detail while handling multiple projects at a time.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Orca Diving Adventures, Amity Island, FL

Network Technician | 2012 – 2014

· Maintained the functionality of all wireless networks and related devices.

· Performed troubleshooting on employee computers; reported all issues and resolutions.

· Assisted in the web design for the updated company website.

EDUCATION

Keiser University, Fort Myers, FL

Information Technology | Associate of Science, 2015

CORE COURSEWORK

 

· Introduction to Computers

· Computer Service and Support PC Systems I & II

· Essentials of Networking

· Supporting Client Operating Systems

· Managing and Maintaining Server Operating Systems

· Principles of Information Security

· Applications Support

· Multiuser Operating Systems/Linux

· Web Systems

· Implementing Directory Services

· Internetworking Technologies

· Implementing a Network Infrastructure

 

CERTIFICATIONS

· A+

· CCNET

OTHER EXPERIENCE

 

Quint’s Seafood Bistro, Amity Island, FL

Server | 2014 – Present

Amity Elementary School

Swim Coach | 2008 – 2012

 

write a  cover letter

First Name Last Name

Street Address, City, State Zip Code

Phone Number | E-mail Address

Month Date, Year

*First and Last Name of Contact beginning with Mr. or Ms.

*Company Name

*Company Street Address

*Company City, State Zip Code

Dear *Last Name of Contact beginning with Mr. or Ms.,

Paragraph 1 – make a bold introductory statement; declare your interest in the stated position and how you found it

Paragraph 2 – briefly summarize the specific skillsets and/or experiences that especially qualify you for the position

Paragraph 3 – express your desire for an opportunity to work for the company in that position, and politely request/suggest an interview

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Sincerely,

First Name Last Name