Sample Career Objective Statements for Selected Positions
Accountant: Seeking an accounting position in an
aggressive organization. Long-term plans are to advance into a major
management responsibility within the financial function of the firm.
Biological Technician: Seeking an entry-level position in
biochemical laboratory, assisting biochemists in the chemical analysis
of blood and other bodily fluids. Interested in working on environmental
protection and control of air and water pollution.
Computer Operator: A position in computer operations with room
Electronics Technician: Seeking a position in a medium-sized
manufacturing company, testing, adjusting, and repairing electronic
Engineer: To obtain a position as an engineer in the field
of structural engineering, stress analysis, or civil engineering.
Fitness Instructor: A challenging position in fitness
instructional where motivational skills, exceptional personal skills,
and energy will have application.
General Objective: To attain a position in the ___________
field where my experience and enthusiasm
will have application.
Interior Designer: Want to join the design staff of a large
furniture store, home furnishings section of a large department store,
or interior design firm.
Management: Management responsibility with an organization
where demonstrated skills in sales, marketing, and administration can be
translated into improvement growth and profitability.
Marketing Assistant: A position as an assistant in product
marketing, development, or general research.
Marketing Research: To apply marketing and problem-solving
skills in an analyst position for career growth
Office Manager: A challenging position as an office manager
that will give me an opportunity to use my established secretarial
Personnel Assistant: A position as personnel assistant in
human resources department of public service organization that would
permit me an opportunity to utilize my knowledge of wage administration,
grievance procedures, benefit programs publications, safety, labor
relations, and employment.
Sales Reprentative: To contribute exceptional sales ability and
communications skills to a challenging Sales Representative position
Secretary: A position as executive secretary for a large
Supervisor: A technical or supervisory position in which
skills in quality control, management, and manufacturing would be an
Teacher: To attain a challenging position in Education,
providing hands-on experience with (infants/adolescents).
These are merely sample statements of objective statements. Your
objective should reflect you. Try to make it comprehensive enough to be
applicable to a number of employers, yet not so general that it is
If you are not using a one- or two-word description, fill in
the blanks in the following statement:
A_____________position where skills in _____________
would be an asset in an organization valuing ________________.