Although engineering resumes are hard to write as you have to highlight your experience in working on specific projects as well as your overall work and educational history, a simple format can aid you piece it together easily.

Follow these tips to create an engineering resume that will earn you attention.


Begin your resume with a clear and concise engineering related objective at the top of your resume. This will signify your interest for the jobs that are available and hence help the hiring company to narrow down potential prospects. Since most employers skim through resumes to look for candidates interested in engineering jobs, it is essential to have a short and informative objective that depicts your interest in the engineering field.


Present your academic electrical engineering qualifications and state them in a chronological order.

Employment history:

List the most recent and relevant positions you have held under this section. Give the specifics on the years you have served in the job, your employer, highest job title earned and a brief statement of the responsibilities and work performed. Highlight details of your past electrical positions with references to the teamwork, improved results and presentations with clients that you were involved in.

Software knowledge:

State the various hardware, software, language and technical proficiencies that you have worked on under this category stating 'Technical Proficiencies’. You can also include a statement on important product applications where applicable under this title.

With a holistic and detailed resume, you can present yourself as a well-prepared candidate ready to tackle the challenges of a career in electrical engineering.

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