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Career Development Center

Live your dream and let your degree work for you. The Career Development Center is here to help IU Southeast students and alumni secure satisfying career opportunities. Explore your options for a career and find tools to help you get there. Call or stop in today and begin your journey towards a satisfying career!

  • Left justify the entire document.
  • Use white or light-colored 8.5 X 11 paper, printed on one side only.
  • Provide a laser printed original if possible.
  • Do not fold or staple.
  • Use standard typefaces such as Helvetica, Future, Optima, Universe, Times New Roman, Palatino, New Century Schoolbook, and Courier.
  • Use a font size of 10 to 14 points (avoid Times 10 point).
  • Don't condense spacing between letters.
  • Use boldface and/or all CAPITAL LETTERS for section headings as long as the letters don't touch each other.
  • Avoid fancy treatments such as italics, underline, shadows and reverse (white letters on black background).
  • Avoid vertical and horizontal lines, graphics, and boxes.
  • Avoid two-column format or resumes that look like newspapers or newsletters.
  • Place your name at the top of the page on its own line. You can also place it on subsequent pages.
  • Use standard address format below your name.
  • List each phone number on its own line.
  • Use nouns rather than action verbs. Include words that you think your employer might use in a search (i.e., technical jargon).
  • Contact your campus's career services office for more tips or a resume review.

Source: Indiana Collegiate Career Fairs (ICCF)