PSY 496: Develop Professional Résumés FOR SAM

Develop Professional RésumésIn order to demonstrate an awareness of psychological career alternatives in a community setting, you will develop résumés for each of the professional experts chosen for your presentation in the Week Three discussion. Include relevant academic and professional experience that highlights their careers, appropriate skills, and expertise. Brief job descriptions identifying the major duties associated with each relevant work experience should also be included in the résumé. The job description format should be based on the “Professional Experience”/”Relevant Experience” section in one of the sample résumés provided below. Each résumé should be two to three pages in length. You may use the resources available on the following web pages:

  • Ashford University Career Services (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.  (http://www.apa.org/careers/psyccareers)
  • American Psychological Association  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  • Sample Résumés:
    • Resume Sample Graduate Student Counseling Psychology (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
    • Effective CV’s and Resumes for Psychology Graduates (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
    • Counseling Psychology Resume Example (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
    • Counseling Resume (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

You may use additional sources for career information as long as they are credible. An example of a credible source for this information would include The Chronicle of Higher Education (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Utilize at least two professional career-related sources as a basis for the information you will use to complete the required sections in the résumé. All sources must be documented in APA style, as outlined by the Ashford Writing Center.

Writing Professional RésumésThe Assignment:

  1. Must be four to six double-spaced pages in length (excluding the title page), and formatted according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.  Résumés should be formatted according to the guidelines in the Ashford University Resume Builder tool.
  2. Must include a title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  3. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  4. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. The information used for both résumés must be included on the same reference page at the end of your document.

web site links:

http://www.psyccareers.com/

https://www.auburn.edu/career/resume/samples/sample_gradcounseling.pdf

http://www.careerprofiles.info/psychology-resumes.html

http://www.tc.columbia.edu/career-services/resources/all-resources/resume-examples/counseling-psychology-resume/

http://www.students.education.jhu.edu/studentaffairs/Services/career/samples/Counseling_Resume3

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