Template for BSN Application Resume:
The resume familiarizes application reviewers with your experiences and training relevant to the nursing program. You should describe the specific activities and responsibilities of your experiences; do not just list them. You want to present yourself as a good candidate for the profession of nursing and the BSN.
Compose a resume of no more than 1,000 words that is organized according to the categories below. Set the resume up in in a professional manner, with your name and current address at the top.
Include the following information for each experience as relevant:
- Name of agency/hospital/clinic
- Total hours
- Short, detailed description of your activities/responsibilities
- Contact names, phone numbers and/or email addresses when requested (see below)
Include only the following categories:
Healthcare Experience: Volunteer or paid work in a healthcare setting. Include your supervisor’s name, phone number and/or email address.
Community Involvement/Service: Active participation in a group/community, such as a student organization, neighborhood club, church, etc. Include any appropriate contact names, phone numbers, and/or email addresses.
Leadership/Teaching Experiences: Include situations where you have taken the lead, been in charge of a particular effort, an/or have trained individuals or groups. Include any appropriate contact names, phone numbers, and/or emails addresses.
Healthcare Training, Licenses, or Certificates (Include the training date(s), provider(s), and license/certification number(s) when applicable). Examples include:
- CPR training
- HIV/AIDS education
- Licenses/certificates for:
- nursing assistant certified (CNA)
- Licensed practical nurse (LPN)
- Mental health counselor