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Writing a CV For Industrial Attachment can be very difficult because you have no real work experience. However, if done well, your CV can help you land attachment positions based on your skills alone.

It’s great to have done some voluntary work in school to act as your experience in your CV. This helps, as it shows the employer that you were an active student and that you were proactive.

However, even if you don’t have any sample volunteering experience, your soft skills can still help you get that position. An employer will decide whether they can hire you based on what you write on your CV.

Employers everywhere require CVs when you are applying for any position in the company, even when it is an attachment position, so as a student in Kenya you need to know how to write a CV,” says Ida Kibunja a Recruitment Manager at Corporate Staffing Services.

Here is a sample CV for industrial attachment to help guide you on how to draft your CV.

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Here Is A Sample CV For Industrial Attachment 

Personal Details

Alex Thomas
P.O Box 100, Nairobi
Tel: 0700 000 000

Personal Statement/Profile

In this section of the sample CV for Industrial attachment, the content should be brief and focused on the type of industrial attachment you are applying for. Do not ramble about irrelevant stuff like your favourite colour or hobbies.

A highly motivated undergraduate Human Resource student presently looking for an attachment position with your organization. I am looking to acquire a Human Resource position that will afford me an opportunity to gain practical skills in a business environment.

Education and Professional Qualification:

The education section in this sample CV for Industrial attachment shows that you must clearly outline the most recent qualifications first.

Diploma in Human Resource Management, XYZ College, 2017 to date
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, ABC Secondary School, 2012-2016

Key Skills And Competencies Acquired While Studying:

Don’t try and squeeze all these details in the profile section of your CV. As you can see in this sample CV for industrial attachment, they have been organized professionally using bullet points to help the employer see your relevance to the job as they skim through your CV.

  • Excellent knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labour relations and negotiation and personnel information systems, business and management principles
  • Strong ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing and to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
  • Extensive knowledge in employee relations
  • Good administration and report writing skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with people at all levels
  • Well versed in Computer Packages Word, Excel, Access, Power-point, Internet


What is the most important thing about the reference section in this sample CV for industrial attachment? It’s simple, the candidate chooses referees that they knew.  It would be embarrassing if an employer contacted your referees and they had never heard of you.

Please feel free to contact the undermentioned in regard to my competence, work ethic, performance and/or any other aspect with respect to me:

Jane Agolla
XYZ college
Tel: 0700 000 000

Charles Mwangi
XYZ college
Tel: 0700 000 000

Peter Mvuli
HR Manager (Mentor)
JKL Limited
Tel: 0700 000 000


When drafting your industrial attachment CV you have to ensure that you do it in a manner that emphasizes your soft skills because you have no work experience. This will increase your chances of getting a job.

I hope the above sample CV for industrial attachment will help you through the struggle of coming up with a CV that will be shortlisted and not trashed.

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