Liberal Arts Résumé Format and Samples

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These résumé samples have been developed for Penn State Liberal Arts undergraduates by career coaches in the Career Enrichment Network. We encourage you to model your résumé after the samples below!

General Résumé Format

Résumé sample for students applicable to all Liberal Arts students: College of the Liberal Arts Resume Format.docx

Note: Pre-Law Advising recommends that you utilize the general résumé format for law school applications.

Education Abroad Example

Résumé sample for students who participated in a global experience: Education Abroad Resume Sample.pdf

Internship Example

Résumé sample for students who participated in an internship: Internship Resume Sample.pdf

Research Example

Résumé sample for students who completed a research experience: Research Resume Sample.pdf

Graduate School Example

Résumé sample for students applying to grad school: Graduate School Resume Sample.pdf

Federal Résumé Examples and Resources

Liberal Arts students applying to internship or full-time positions in the federal government can reference this example and tips created by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Federal Resume Example and Tips

Make sure to also reference the federal résumé checklist from USAJobs.gov.

Need additional help? Schedule an appointment with a Liberal Arts career coach in Nittany Lion Careers!

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