Examples: Summarize your professional experience and goals

Your Professional Overview should give a brief description of what you have done, what you are doing, and the kinds of things you are interested in. Some examples:

  • Corporate generalist attorney with substantial in-house legal experience. High premium on providing preemptive legal support in French or English. Focus on intellectual property, contract drafting and union negotiation.
  • Financial exec with broad experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing and financial management. Direct experience with real estate, financial consulting and venture capital. Interested in early-stage startups as well as companies “on the bubble.”
  • Application Developer, Database Administrator, and Project Manager in a wide variety of business applications. Particularly interested in client/server and relational database design using Oracle, Sybase, and MS-SQL Server. Always interested in migration projects, as well as close interaction with the DB manufacturers.
  • Licensed Psychotherapist focused on providing individual and couples counseling services. Specializing in work related stress, womens’ issues and family mediation services. Interested in academic work as well, and perhaps advising corporations on mental health issues.