Resume Sample - Counselor Education Counseling Psychology

Robert A. Fraze

Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number, Email Address

Summary of Qualifications

A professional, caring, and dedicated individual with a strong desire to work with post-secondary students at a university. Expertise in managing projects and coordinating multiple priorities and tasks. Demonstrated success working with people with diverse backgrounds, working styles, nationalities, and races. Skilled communicator with the ability to effectively convey meaning through speaking and writing. Proven ability to quickly and thoroughly learn new skills.


Master of Arts, Counselor Education Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year (GPA: 3.9)
Program Concentration: Higher Education Student Affairs
-Gained knowledge  and  expertise  through  coursework  covering  topics  such  as  college  student development, legal issues in higher education, student affairs in higher education, issues in education and counseling for Asian Americans, multicultural counseling, and lesbian, gay, and bisexual issues.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, Month Year, (GPA: 3.5)

Major: Marketing  

Professional Experience

Graduate Assistant-Registered Student Organizations, WMU - Student Engagement Office, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year - Present  
  • Advise Registered Student Organization (RSO) leaders regarding financial matters, emphasizing the importance of financial responsibility.
  • Provide individual advising and financial workshops for student leaders, focusing on policies and procedures for managing funds in on-campus financial accounts.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with student leaders and university departments, through effective written and oral communication.
  • Facilitate small and large group discussions at RSO leadership retreats about values, communication, teamwork, diversity, and community.
  • Work with outside vendor and WMU Information Systems to plan and develop new RSO database and on-line registration system.
  • Co-coordinate an annual WMU RSO Registration and Leadership Conference designed to educate 200+ student leaders on issues of diversity, communication, and leadership development.   
Intern, Kalamazoo Valley Community College-Student Services, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year - Month Year
  • Explored various areas of college student affairs, through working with KVCC personnel and students.
  • Learned to maintain an operating budget through regular meetings with development personnel. 
Advisor, Muskegon Community College-Counseling and Advising Center, Muskegon, MI, Month Year - Month Year
  • Provided academic advising and educational counseling to current and prospective students.
  • Referred students for testing and test interpretation involving placement, career interest, aptitude/ability and personality instruments.
  • Consulted with administration, faculty, and staff on counseling best practices for all students.
  • Maintained and updated student records to ensure accuracy of most recent services. 
Office Assistant, Kalamazoo College-Alumni Relations the Kalamazoo College Fund, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year - Month Year
  • Coordinated reservations and communication with students, parents, and alumni regarding commencement, homecoming, and class reunions.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with alumni, students, friends, faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Prepared and coordinated mailings and materials for fundraising, newsletters, regional alumni gatherings, and Alumni Association Executive Board meetings.
  • Collaborated with alumni and other staff members to answer questions, research information, and create reports regarding alumni and their relevant information.
  • Maintained and improved websites for Alumni Relations and the Kalamazoo College Fund office.  

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Michigan College Personnel Association (MCPA), Year - Present
  • Member, Conference Planning Committee, Year
  • Member, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Year - Present
  • Member, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Year - Present
  • Co-Chair, Graduate Students and Professionals in Student Affairs (GSPSA) at WMU, Year  

Community Service

  • Adult Literacy Tutor, Year - Present
  • March is Reading Month Literacy Program, Year - Year
  • English as a Second Language Conversation Partner, Year
  • International Student Host, Year
  • Youth Detention Center Volunteer, Year - Year  

Technology Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Presi, Indesign, Dreamweaver

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