Example Resume for travel program submittal

‘Example Resume’
Contact Information
(Include both home and office, if desired)
Career or Professional Objectives for International Work (optional)
Example: To provide education and training in extension and outreach education, work,
human resource development and community leadership within an international context.
Example: I wish to continue my career in Human Capital Development, both locally and
internationally. I would like to contribute more to international development and the
developmental education areas.
Employment History or Work Experience (last to first, mostly just professional)
Include brief summary or bullets of main responsibilities
Example: Community Natural Resource and Economic Development Extension Agent,
University of Wisconsin Extension, First County Wisconsin
1991 – 1999
 Delivered education programs in community economic development, tourism
development, and small business planning, leadership development, strategic
planning and visioning, and local government education.
 Grant writing and implementation, facilitated group processes, directed applied
research, business and feasibility plans, conducted evaluations and extensive
report writing.
Example: Assistant Professor of Youth Development - UWEX in Second County - April
1984 to May 1987. Responsible for educational programs in leadership development,
career development and global awareness.
Example: County Director/Office Chair - June 1980-December 1983, Third County
Coordinated and led team of sixteen faculty, professional and clerical staff. Managed
annual budget of $.5 million plus $110,000 annually in grants and special funding.
Served as liaison between county government and university partners. Screened and hired
faculty and staff, supervised interns, evaluated personnel performance.
Example: Peace Corps Training, Costa Rica, 1981 - 1983.
Education (List dates, degrees, area of emphasis or study)
Ph.D. Continuing and Vocational Education - 2000, UW – Madison
Dissertation: Extension and adult education, a case study
M.S. in Agricultural Economics, UW-Madison 1996.
Thesis: Using mass media as a teaching tool
B.A. in Political Science, University of Minnesota, 1981.
Relevant Skills, Expertise and Work Experiences
Example: Extensive experience and expertise in adult and extension education and
human capacity development including teaching and writing skills; experiential learning;
community development; distance education; diversity and cross-cultural education;
community coalitions; program planning, budgeting, management, and evaluation
International Experience (if applicable)
Example: Trainer/Consultant – USAID/Farmer-to-Farmer program, ACDI/VOCA and
Virginia State University, May 2005. Worked with farmers’ association in Uganda to
redesign extension system and develop training curriculum to link research and training
with farmers and to use experiential training methods. Trained trainers in extension
education methods for low-literacy farmers.
Example: 2005, Farmer to Farmer volunteer assignment in Nicaragua to teach about
composting, square foot gardening, small garden systems, seeding in dry weather, and
organic control of common garden disease and insect problems in 4 rural communities.
Professional Accomplishments
Example: Presentations: Outreach Scholarship, 2002, Partnering for Diversity
Programming – Ohio State University, October 2002
Example: Publications: Hunger in the Midst of Affluence - 1995, Waukesha County Task
Force on Nutrition, single author
Example: Awards: Award of Excellence, University of Wisconsin – Extension,
September 2003
Example: Associations and Memberships: Member of International Community
Development Society, Association of International Agriculture Extension Education, and
national Extension honorary society (ESP).
Interests and/or Background Information
Example: Enjoy fishing, camping, hiking, gardening, reading, cooking, aquaculture,
carpentry, bicycling, raising my children and appropriate technology.
Example: I grew up on a dairy farm in northern Wisconsin.
Languages (okay to include or not), levels; reading, speaking, etc.
Example: Spanish; reading – intermediate, speaking – introductory
Date (to signify how current) December 31, 2006