Sample Financial Aid Counselor Resume

A clear and interesting financial aid counselor resume will go a long way to help you land the job you want. Be sure to include specific details, including your objective, training, previous employment, and current availability. All financial aid counselor resumes should take this approach.

William Job-Seeker
101 Colgate Street
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Financial Aid Counselor


Financially knowledgeable, good communicator, reliable employee with co-workers, supervisors and subordinates


Financial Aid Counselor, 2000 to present:

Preston Financial Counselors, Inc., Large City, USA.

Specific duties included providing clear and consistent advice and follow-through with clients seeking financial aid in order to keep their homes, pay bills, gain a loan or receive government financial assistance.

Financial Consultant, 1998-2000:

Mercury Financial Consultants, Some City, USA.

Responsibilities ranged from consulting with individuals and couples for loans, household budgets, a plan for sending children to college.


B.A., Business & Finance, 1997
Littleton College, Littleton, USA


American Association of Financial Professionals Leadership Award, 2005

NOTE: Keep in mind that the sample financial aid counselor resume above is just that-a sample. A complete financial aid counselor resume might run one to two pages. However, this one will show you how to get started.