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Vocational Counselor Resume

Today, there are many different vocations to choose from and one has many choices when it comes to choosing a career. A vocational counselor, thus, is of great help. He is an expert and has complete knowledge of different fields of education, scopes, opportunities, required skill sets for a particular field, etc. Thus, he is the right person to advise on vocational choices. Anyone willing to work at this position should have complete knowledge of different fields and required qualifications for the same and refer to a vocational counselor resume sample to draft an effective resume and amplify the chances of winning the job.

To understand more about this job, its requirements, etc., you can read the resume sample given below. The sample will help to understand the role of a career (vocational) counselor and draft an effective resume.

Jim S. Mathew
1104 Green Bank Lane
Richmond, VA 21410
Phone: 665242501

Career Objective:

To become a renowned Vocational Counselor and guide students to choose the right career and work towards it and help them to succeed in their vocations. Help students to resolve their career related queries and make the right decisions while making the career choice when at different stages of their career and if confused with different options available to them.

Career Summary:

Having 5 years of experience in this field and worked with some of the most renowned clients, currently working with “” as a Vocational Expert, where the job involves helping job aspirants to make the right choice and move to succeed in their vocations.

Professional Experience:

Current Employer -
Designation: Vocational Assistance Expert
(2011 - till date)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Help job aspirants to understand their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Judge candidates based on their abilities, aptitude, interests, etc., and help them to choose the right field or job
  • Provide career guidance to job aspirants, students, etc.
  • Assist employers registered with to choose the right candidates for different vacancies
  • Organize career guidance seminars in schools, colleges, etc.
  • Attend job fairs, HR meets, employers' meet, etc.
  • Make regular visits to schools and colleges
  • Analyze job aspirants based on certain aptitude tests and help them to understand their areas of strengths and weaknesses
  • Provide guidance with reference to interview techniques, resume writing, etc.
  • Suggest various personality development programs, courses, etc., to help students succeed in their career
  • Help employers to choose the right candidates based on the job requirements

Previous Employer:

Nexus HR Solutions
Designation: HR Assistant (2009-2011)


  • Evaluate candidates' applications with reference to the job descriptions given by the HR department
  • Choose appropriate applications for appropriate vacancies
  • Conduct aptitude tests for applicants
  • Accompany the HR head in various job fairs, recruitment drives, etc.
  • Accompany the HR executives during client meetings
  • Maintain a database of applicants with proper systematic information pertaining to skills, qualifications, etc.
  • Report to the HR manager
  • Follow the orders and directions of the HR manager


Post Graduation:

Master of Arts - 2009


Bachelors of Arts - 2007

IT Skills:

Well acquainted with MS Office, statistical tools, and web surfing

Extra Curricular Activities and Achievements:

  • Won an inter-college sketching competition - 2009
  • Participated in Cultural Fest of St. Peter's College, VA


Looking for suitable opportunities in Virginia and Massachusetts.


Available on request


Jim S. Mathew

A vocational counselor resume should thus represent the candidate's knowledge and expertise with reference to various courses, careers, etc. With this knowledge, the candidate also has to be good at counseling and analyzing individual capabilities and behaviors to become a successful vocational counselor.

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