Resume examples for a job application

Are you ready to write your resume for a job application? Do you need resume examples? On this page, you can find a basic format to follow. You can also download the format in Microsoft Word and change it to suit your own job application.


cover letter and resume with pen next to computer
Photo: iStock/itakefotos4u

When you make your own resume, just use the sections that apply to you. For example, you may not have work or other awards, and maybe you have not done professional development in the past. That is okay! Just leave those sections out.

Resume examples – a good format to use

Loader Loading…
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [13.50 KB]

Download this basic resume format in Microsoft Word

You can download the resume template above to your computer or mobile device. When you click the download link above, the document will automatically go to your downloads folder. The template is in Microsoft Word. You can use it as a base for your own resume by changing the words to apply to you.

More resume examples

You can also see example resumes from Bhutanese, Karen, and Somali newcomers. You may find these more suitable for some jobs. Again you can use them as a base, but change the information to fit you and the job you are applying for. When you click on the links, the file will download to your computer.