Sorority Resume Examples and Templates for 2023

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Jacob Meade is a resume writer and editor with nearly a decade of experience. His writing method centers on understanding and then expressing each person’s unique work history and strengths toward their career goal. Jacob has enjoyed working with jobseekers of all ages and career levels, finding that a clear and focused resume can help people from any walk of life. He is an Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) with the Resume Writing Academy, and a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) with the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches.

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Mina Sayed
123 Bedford Avenue, New York, NY 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected] | LinkedIn


Member – Incoming Class of ’26 at University of Syracuse

Combine high academic performance with commitment to volunteerism and community service. Skilled at collaborating on efforts to advance social and public health causes.


Candidate: Bachelor’s Degree
University Of Syracuse, NY | Expected 2026

Central Park East High School, New York, NY | June 2022
3.7 GPA (3.9 weighted) | Top 20% of graduating class

Volunteer Experience

Mentor, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, New York, NY | September 2020 to Present

  • Provide consistent, long-term support and guidance to the mentee
  • Meet and communicate weekly by phone, video, and in person
  • Accompanied mentee and family members on multiple outings to help her explore and develop new hobbies and interests

Work Experience

Babysitter, New York, NY | July 2019 to July 2022

  • Two years’ experience providing independent babysitting services
  • Built positive, long-term service relationships with all 17 client families

Key Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Word, Excel)
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Task Prioritization
  • Time Management
  • Writing, Editing & Proofreading

Sarah Johnson
123 Carpenter Street, Philadelphia, PA 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected] | LinkedIn


Member – Class of ’26 at Temple University

Recent demonstrated success helping organize events in a fast-paced environment. Member of the track team that placed in the top 4 out of 18 high schools in the region for three consecutive years. Bilingual: Fluent in English and Mandarin.


Candidate: Bachelor’s Degree
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA | Expected 2026

Benjamin Franklin High School, Philadelphia, PA | August 2018 to June 2022
3.6 GPA (3.7 weighted)

School Athletics & Activities

Member, Spring Track Team | All four years

  • Gained and demonstrated a strong sense of dedication and teamwork
  • Contributed to team’s placing in the top 4 out of 18 high schools in the region for three consecutive years

Member, Debate Team | Junior and Senior year

  • Collaborated closely on a 10-person team to form and organize compelling debate arguments

Work Experience

Events Assistant – Internship, JRC Corp., Philadelphia, PA | May 2022 to Present

  • Appointed to help a 10-person HR team plan and organize eight annual company events and holiday parties
  • Praised on formal review for high efficiency and strong collaboration


Fluency in Mandarin

Hobbies & Interests

Biking | Running

Key Skills

  • Event Planning & Organizing
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing & Promotions
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Time Management

Selena Ramirez
123 Bridge Street, Boston, MA 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected] | LinkedIn


Member – Class of ’26 at Boston College

Diligent and engaged student with high academic performance, including an A average for Mathematics. Recent leadership success in multiple school athletics and extracurricular activities. Naturally curious and eager to explore and understand new topics.


Candidate: Bachelor’s Degree
Boston College, Boston, MA | Expected 2026

Belmont High, Boston, MA | August 2018 to June 2022
3.8 GPA (4.0 weighted) | Top 10% of graduating class | AP Calculus
SAT scores: 760 math, 680 verbal (1440 combined) 

School Athletics
Spring Track Team

  • Co-Captain | Junior and Senior year
  • Member | All four years
    • Voted into team leadership role; coordinated with the head coach to help organize meets and answer various questions from team members
    • Served as a valued mentor and resource to underclassmen

Work Experience

Host & Server, Domino’s Pizza, Boston, MA | Summers 2018 and 2019

  • Greeted visitors and took and served food orders in a fast-paced environment
  • Proposed changes to the order entry process for servers and delivery drivers, leading to 14% greater efficiency and a better sense of collaboration between the two groups

Key Skills

  • Group Leadership & Motivation
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Task Prioritization
  • Time Management
  • Writing & Editing

Tips for Writing a Better Sorority Resume

Focus on your relevant background

To develop a great resume, base it on what you already know about the sorority — its mission, values, and activities. You can do this by first zooming out a little and taking the full measure of your relevant background. Follow these three steps:

1. Brainstorm and jot down the various things you’re proud of about your life, whether from work, high school, or extracurriculars. Don’t worry about relevance or organization – yet.
2. Now with everything on the table, filter out any details you think fall beyond the sorority’s focus. Review each detail one by one, always answering the same question: Does this align or overlap with what the sorority is about? When in doubt, delete.
3. Organize and format your remaining details as the basis for your resume.

The order of these steps is important. Don’t start deleting unnecessary details until you’ve brainstormed plenty about your positive life experiences. And don’t start organizing details until you’re done filtering them. Otherwise, you’ll probably waste time polishing up details that you just delete later on. For more on this process and how you can use it to organize your various high school information, read: How to Build a Resume for College Applications

Get specific in your Profile

You boost your Profile section by adding a specific achievement from your experience so far. The achievement will be especially eye-catching if you can quantify it with a clear number, percentage, or dollar amount.


Member – Class of ’26 at Temple University

Recent demonstrated success helping organize events in a fast-paced environment. Member of the track team that placed in the top 4 out of 18 high schools in the region for three consecutive years. Bilingual: Fluent in English and Mandarin.

Use dynamic verb phrases

You may have excellent interpersonal skills (or “soft skills”) like collaboration and communication. But when you refer to these skills using an adjective or noun phrase like “Highly collaborative” or “Strong collaboration skills,” they won’t stand out. That’s because (a) they’re pretty vague by themselves, and (b) countless other people use the exact same phrases on their own resumes.

To get around this problem, convert each soft skill into a verb phrase (such as “Collaborate with…”) when possible – this allows you to flesh out the idea with details that are more engaging and specific to you.


  • Collaborated closely on a 10-person team to form and organize compelling debate arguments

Key Skills for Sorority Resumes

As mentioned in the first tip above, the skills you focus on for your resume largely depend on what you know about the sorority. To help you brainstorm, we’ve put together this list of frequently sought-after skills on a sorority resume:

Key Skills and Proficiencies
Editing Event Organizing
Event Planning Fundraising
Group Leadership Marketing & Promotions
Microsoft Office Suite Proofreading
Social Media Marketing Task Prioritization
Team Motivation Teamwork & Collaboration
Time Management Writing

Common Action Verbs for Sorority Resumes

It’s easy to get stuck when writing the bullet points for your resume. You may find yourself running out of action verbs to describe your work, education, and other experience. To help you over the hump, we put together this list of strong verbs for a sorority resume:

Action Verbs
Collaborate Coordinate
Engage Enhance
Fundraise Improve
Increase Lead
Manage Market
Motivate Network
Organize Plan
Promote Support
Update Write

Additional Reading and Resources

Your sorority resume is only the first of many writing tasks and formal communications you’ll contend with in your college career. Check out the following books and resources for a wealth of insight on finding your voice and honing your communication style, both in school and beyond.

  • Job Search Resource Center –
  • “Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed… Get Hired” by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark
  • “Writing with Power” and “Writing Without Teachers” by Peter Elbow
  • “Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace” by Joseph M. Williams and Joseph Bizup
  • “Conversationally Speaking” by Alan Garner