Student Athletes: Resume Preparation and Support

For Student Athletes who may be wondering the best way to get their resumes prepared for upcoming applications. Here are a few tips on how to prepare your resume:

  1. Review the Student Athlete Resume Samples .  These are actual resumes from former student athletes and are intended to help you get an idea of different ways to include your athletic experience and more!  *Names have been changed.
  2. Go here to check out the Resume Template, Action Verbs, How to format and Write Resume Accomplishment Statements.

Feeling ready to have your resume reviewed? Three options:

  1. Submit your resume for review by emailing a draft to All submissions must be in PDF format, and it can take up to 5 business days to receive a reply.
  2. Make a quick questions appointment through Yale Career Link which are 15 minutes and allow you to get a review (select type: quick questions). You can typically get an appointment within 1-2 days.
  3. Make a 30 minute appointment with an OCS Advisor through Yale Career Link to discuss your resume.
By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora