Sample Resumes & Cover Letters
Sample Chronological Resume
The chronological resume format is most commonly used by college students. In a chronological resume, you format your experiences chronologically, most recent first. Employers are familiar with the chronological format and often prefer it. Our sample chronological resume is one good example of a professionally written and formatted resume.
Sample Combination Resume
The combination resume format (so called because it combines chronological and functional resume formats) allows you to highlight your experience in specific areas of expertise. You can organize your work experiences chronologically under functional categories. For example, in the "Experience" section of your resume, you might have two sub-sections, such as "Finance Experience," and "Legal Experience."
Sample Cover Letter
Download an example of a professionally written and formatted cover letter.
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