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LOCAL (PRESENT) ADDRESS                                                                          PERMANENT ADDRESS


If both addresses are the same, use only one (centered under your name).  Do not use abbreviations.

Please include your campus e-mail address

OBJECTIVE Indicate your interest in obtaining a cooperative education position in the Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering field. Explain that you have classroom theory and related skills, which can be applied to a practical experience.

NOTE: Feedback from employers varies--some prefer an objective, some do not.  Keep it simple and to the point!

EDUCATION List the degree you are currently pursuing first and continue in reverse chronological order.  Identify the university name, city, state, title of the degree, major, minor, and the expected date of graduation.  Grade point average may be listed if over 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. 

HONORS & AWARDS  Include any honors or awards that you have received.  These may include dean’s list, honors program, organization recognition, scholarships, etc.   

COMPUTER SKILLS   List the computer software that you know in bulleted format.  Do not include phrases such as “familiar with” or “understanding of” as these may imply weaknesses.  Please use “Microsoft Office Suite” rather than listing Word, Access and Excel separately.

EXPERIENCE Start with your current or most recent employment and record data in reverse chronological order.  Identify employer, city, state, period of employment, job title, and duties.  Please bullet your duties versus listing them in paragraph form.  Include volunteer work and summer jobs of significant duration and importance--it all counts!  Volunteer work could be listed under a separate section as well. 

NOTE:  If you have work experience that is directly related to your major, you may want to include a section called “RELATED EXPERIENCE” which would appear prior to the “EXPERIENCE” section.

COLLEGIATE List the organizations and clubs that you are (or have been) a member of.  Also

ACTIVITIES include the dates of your membership.  If you are an officer within the  organization(s), indicate the office.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES List any community activities you have been a part of.  Examples include volunteer activities, etc.

SPECIAL SKILLS Special skills, hobbies, travel, ability to speak other languages, etc.  (It is helpful to

INTERESTS list interests that demonstrate transferable skills needed for employment opportunities.)

REFERENCES List “Available upon request.”  Create a separate sheet of paper, which lists the name, title, company name, complete address, and phone number of three references, which can be distributed to employers when requested.  It is suggested that these BE professional references.

NOTE:  Contact your reference prior to including them on your list to ask permission to use them as a reference.  



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