Sample Resumes - Recent High School Graduate
Shortly after high school graduation Stephen has only minimal work experience, so he strengthens his resume with relevant skills gained in a variety of other ways--through classwork, odd jobs, and even helping around home.
1855 Woodside Road, Apt. 206
Binghamton, NY 13901
Current job objective: Entry level position with a computer manufacturer.
Longer-term goal: Position in advertising, sales, and marketing of computer products.
Energetic, hard working, willing to learn and accept constructive criticism.
Strong motivation for advancing in a career.
Enjoy contributing to a team effort and creating a good working environment.
Basic understanding of the Macintosh computer.
RELEVANT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- As carpenter's helper:
- painted interior walls
measured and cut lumber
helped with framing
operated power tools (saws, drills, sanders)
- Did basic home maintenance:
- rewired lamps
repaired plumbing and appliances
- Completed classes in:
- electronics (built a TV scrambler from a circuit board)
Office Support Skills
Assisted in inventory control and priced merchandise, as stock clerk at Robert's Market.
Cashiered at Robert's, computing and handling large sums of money.
Answered phones as needed.
- Completed class in Marketing:
- invented unique products
developed simulated marketing strategies
Basic understanding of Macintosh programs, MacWrite and MacPaint.
||ROBERT'S MARKET, Binghamton, NY
||Valet Parking Asst.
||MELLO COUNTRY CLUB, Woodside, NY|
(*While in school - Plus short-term jobs as Carpenter's Helper, Waiter, Busboy, stock work)
Woodside High School, Woodside, NY 1996
Binghamton Junior College, Binghamton, NY presently enrolled in night classes in computer business administration.
From The Damn Good Resume Guide by Yana Parker, pg.29.
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