Before deciding to add extracurriculars to your resume, identify the skills you need for the job you want. You can do this by reviewing the job description or setting up an informational interview with someone who works in a role or industry you want to work in—or even at the specific company you have your eye on.
What Types of Extracurriculars Can Go on a Resume
Examples of Extracurriculars on a Resume:
Academic clubs or societies related to a specific discipline, Arts organizations, Community and civic activities, Media or publications, Sports teams, Volunteer activities or organizations.
Where to List Your Extracurriculars on a Resume:
These are three common options; your experience section, your education section, a dedicated section, or move it to your LinkedIn profile.
How to List Your Extracurriculars on a Resume:
Vice President, Young Educators of America at Duke University │ Fall 2019–Spring 2020
Chapter Secretary, Fall 2019–Spring 2020
Member, Fall 2018–Spring 2019
Ran twice-weekly tutoring program with an average of 30 tutors and 80 local high school students, advertising program at three area schools
Leo & Loy Experienced Career Coaches with a recruitment background, providing career consulting services.