High school students who are looking to secure admission into a good college or college students who have just completed their graduation often look out for relevant jobs that will act as a stepping stone for their careers or will help them in covering the expenses required for their education. Fresh from the academic world, part time or entry-level jobs give these students a taste of real world applications of their studies. It also grooms them for their professional careers in the future. A student's resume should list all achievements and brief description about additional skills. As these are the first jobs in the life of most of these students, prior work experience is not expected by the hiring organizations and thus is not a mandatory field in this resume.
Dorothy C. Thomas
1473 Goldleaf Lane
Newark, NJ 07102
Email ID: email@example.com
To obtain an entry-level position in an organization where my work-related skills are utilized to their maximum potential.EXPERIENCE:
Students seek short-term summer jobs during their holidays in order to earn money as well as gain some valuable on-field experience which is something that cannot be taught in a classroom. These jobs could be related to their courses or could be something different altogether. It is important to possess a wide variety of skills for jobs, which don't require specialization in any field. Any past work experience which will enhance your chances of securing the job should be mentioned on your resume along with educational details described in brief. Many students mention their extracurricular activities and hobbies on the resume as well. Given below is a sample student resume which will help you in writing your own resume.
Shannon D. Blank
4830 Richland Avenue
Sugar Land, TX 77487
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
To secure an entry level position as a documentation assistant in an organization where my skills are utilized to their maximum potential and benefit me as well as the company.EXPERIENCE:
Student jobs could be of different types. One can work as a part timer or as an intern in order to gain valuable on field experience. Some students also work at shopping malls and fast food joints as they act as a valuable source of income and do not require extensive skill sets. A student's resume should contain information about the current educational qualifications along with grades and GPA scores mentioned. This helps the recruiting manager in evaluating your capabilities for the job. Also mention any prior job experience on the resume along with a list of specific skills that you possess. The following sample student resume will give you a better idea on how to write your own resume, which will help you in securing the job.
Casey A. Hadley
3990 Farnum Road
New York, NY 10016
Email ID: email@example.com
To secure an entry level position in an organization where my skills and expertise are utilized in a way that helps both me and the company
J.D. Degree (Or Juris Doctor Degree/never Juris Doctorate) expected May, 2006, West Virginia University
College of Law, Morgantown, WV.
GPA 2.9/4.3 Class Rank: 45/160. Top one/third.
B.S. in Civil Engineering, summa cum laude, May 2003, West Virginia University College of Engineering, Morgantown, WV
GPA 3.98/4.0. Class Rank: Second in class of 500.
Summer Associate, Dewey Cheatham And Howe, Pittsburgh, PA. May- August 2005
Rotated between Real Estate and Corporate Departments. Research and drafted memoranda in areas of antitrust and trade regulation, electronic commerce, and land use planning.Volunteer Legal Clerk, Hometown Legal Firm, Anywhere USA May-August 2004
Researched property records at courthouse and prepared memoranda for attorneys; delivered and picked up various legal documents as assigned. Helped with document sorting.Student Intern, WVU College of Engineering, Morgantown, WV. June 2002-May 2003
Performed legal research and analysis to assess the statutory, regulatory and case law ramifications of innovative underground storage tank remedial technology.Summer Worker, 1999-2003.
Various jobs to provide part of educational experiences including: Laborer Convex Eagle Glass, Clarksburg, WV. Counter person, Wendy's International, Morgantown.HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Student Member, American Bar Association; Member, Patent Law Student Association; Member, Volunteer Law Clerks, student organization which researches legal questions assigned by WV Circuit Judges; Member, International Law Society; Phi Alpha Delta, International Legal Fraternity.West Virginia University
Member, Mountain Honorary, highest honor society for WVU undergraduate students; Mortar Board National Honor Society; Captain, (two years) Varsity Tennis Team.SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Fluent in spoken and written German, reading knowledge of Spanish and French. Certified in LEXIS and West Law. Excellent ability in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, GroupWise and Quicken. Captain, tennis team, 4 years undergraduate.