MBA Résumé Templates

How to start?

Read the CRC Résumé Writing Guide and all the instructions below before you begin.

Select one of the following templates (Microsoft Word is required):

Description: Traditional résumé format appropriate for most students with at least one academic degree and less than three years of full-time experience

Description: More than two academic degrees and more than three years of full-time work experience

The following samples show a variety of acceptable formats, which can be used by students in any concentration area:

Note: Only students in the 3/2 BS/MBA Accounting program should use this format for their degrees and concentration

Save your résumé to a USB or hard drive using your Last Name_First Name as the file name. Example: Smith_John

Click on shaded areas in templates and appropriately enter your demographic, academic and employment information.

Bring a hard copy of your résumé to MBA Advantage.

When applying online for jobs (not uploading documents), the CRC highly recommends students follow the guidelines for applying online with electronic résumés.

Why use it?

Recruiters spend seconds deciding whether to place a résumé in the trash pile or interview pile. To increase your chances of securing an interview, you want create a résumé that effectively markets your qualifications in an error-free and easy-to-read format. By reducing the time and energy spent on formatting your résumé, the CRC résumé template helps you focus your attention on developing the résumé content that markets your unique experience and skills.

Many other top management programs require students use a résumé template and recruiters are accustomed to screening candidates’ skills and experience via a résumé template.

Customized for UB School of Management students, the CRC résumé template guides students in writing a résumé but also offers the flexibility to make any adjustments if necessary.

The CRC résumé template is a traditional style résumé that lists your professional experience chronologically, starting with your most recent position. The majority of résumés are written in this format, and this is also the format most employers are accustomed to seeing.

Adding LeaderCORE™

If you have been accepted into the LeaderCORE™ program then add it to your résumé. There are several ways for you to present LeaderCORE™ to employers in your résumé format. Any of the following sections would be appropriate: Education, Honors, Leadership, and Certifications.

Limited Space Option
LeaderCORE™, UB School of Management

LeaderCORE™: Two-year leadership development program focusing on core management competencies (As a bullet under the Education section)

Additional Résumé Options
Selected for UB School of Management’s LeaderCORE™ program, 2016-present

LeaderCORE™, UB School of Management, 2016-present

  • Selected to participate in two-year leadership development program, focusing on core management competencies such as communication and strategic thinking. [Note: you can highlight the specific competencies on which you are focusing.]

LeaderCORE™, UB School of Management

  • Selective program to enhance core leadership competencies, with expected certification in spring 2018