This page provides many resume templates to download for use in the Google Docs online word processing software.
This page also provides guides on how to open and edit our resume templates in Google Docs, and how to find more resume templates provided through Google Drive.
If you’d like to head straight for the resume template downloads, click here.
Google Docs Resume Templates Menu
How to Use Our Google Docs Resume Templates
Once you’ve downloaded the resume template you like below, follow these steps to open and edit our template in Google Docs:
Step 1: Sign up for a FREE Google account at docs.google.com
Step 2: From the Google Docs homepage, click on “Open File Picker”.
Step 3: Along the top menu, click on “Upload”.
Step 4: Drag or select the resume template file you just downloaded and click “Open”.
Step 5: Your document will take a moment to upload. Once finished, your document is now ready for editing!
Step 6: When you have finished editing, you can save your new resume in a number of different formats.
Go to “File” and then “Download As”. There you will see all the options as to what type of file your resume will be saved in. Of the choices, “.docx” and “.pdf” will be the most common options you’ll select. Once you make your selection the file will be downloaded to your computer.
The “.docx” format allows your file to be opened by almost any word processing software that’s out there, including Google Docs. It is the default save format for Microsoft Word and has become a very common file format for saving all types of documents.
All of the resume templates on this site have been saved in the “.docx” format and are compatible for use in Google Docs.
Free Google Docs Resume Templates For Download
All of the following resume templates are compatible with Google Docs.
Click the text links or resume images to be taken to the download page.
Google Docs Bold Summary Resume Details
This resume helps you underline your most important skills and qualifications.
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Google Docs 3 Column Skills Resume Details
This resume template has 3 columns of space to list all of your job skills. Click for Download Page
Google Docs Functional Resume Details
This resume helps you organize your past experience to emphasize your job-ready skills and hide any blemishes in your work history. Click for Download Page
Google Docs Specific Professional Summary Resume Details
This resume highlights your background of experience in one specific industry. Click for Download Page
Google Docs Longer Professional Summary Resume Details
This resume template lets you explain in much more detail why you’re the best fit for the job. Click for Download Page
Google Docs Objective Volunteer Resume Details
This resume is for people who may have lots of individual skills but not a lot of experience. Also has space for listing volunteer and non-paid experience. Click for Download Page
Google Docs Grad School Education Resume Details
This resume is for people who have a lot of education to show, including graduate degrees. Click for Download Page
Google Docs Lots of Skills Education Resume Details
This resume comes with 3-columns of space for your skills while also letting you highlight your extensive education. Click for Download Page
Google Docs Functional Skills Resume Details
The functional skills resume gives you an opportunity to showcase individual skills within a functional resume format. Click for Download Page
How To Find More Google Docs Resume Templates Through Google Drive
Google Drive and Google Docs also provide their own resume templates that are free to use and download. To check out the available templates, follow the guide below:
Step 1: Go to your account at Google Drive. The web address is drive.Google.com. Click the blue “NEW” button in the top left corner.
Step 2: Under the “NEW” menu, click on the arrow on the same line as Google Docs. That will give you two options, to create a new Google Docs document as blank or from a template. Select “From a template”.
Step 3: The Template gallery will open. Scroll to the section heading for Resumes and click on the resume template that you like best.
Step 4: The resume template that you chose will open up in Google Docs, ready for you to edit!
About The Google Docs App
You do not need expensive software to make a great looking resume and Google Docs is one major reason why.
Google Docs is a free word processing program provided by Google. The Google Docs software can be accessed through your web browser or by downloading the mobile or tablet app from your devices’ app store.
Google Docs is part of a suite of business software with Google Sheets and Google Slides – Google’s spreadsheet and presentation office products.
Using Google Docs, you can create and edit resumes, cover letters, and many other types of documents.
Docs is also integrated into Google Drive, a cloud storage service that lets you save your documents and other files online. Best of all, the service provides you with 15GB of space to use at no charge.
Why Use Google Docs?
- All of your documents are saved online and can be edited from almost any internet device.
- Headings and most other formatting is retained when files are opened in other word processing programs.
- Google Docs provides many business related templates, with free and quick access.
- Autosave feature means you won’t lose your work.