Careers Finding a Job Student Resume Examples, Templates, and Writing Tips Share PINTEREST Email Print Maddy Price Â© The Balance Finding a Job Job Searching Resumes Skills & Keywords Salary & Benefits Letters & Emails Job Listings Job Interviews Cover Letters Career Advice Best Jobs Work-From-Home Jobs Internships Table of Contents Expand Resume Template & What to Include High School & College Resumes Student Resume Templates Sample High School Resumes Sample College / Entry-Level Resumes Tips for Writing a Student Resume By Alison Doyle Updated on 08/08/21 Resume examples and templates are extremely helpful, especially when you are writing one of yourfirst resumes. They provide you with a format for writing your resume and help you understand what information to include. Below are a variety of sample resumes and resume templates for high school students, college students, and recent graduates seeking employment. Resume Sample With Tips on What to Include This is a student resume example. Download the resume template (compatible with Google Docs and Word Online) or read the example below. ©TheBalance 2018 Download the Word Template Student Resume Sample (Text Version) Nicholas Student123 Main Street * Anytown, New York 10001(123) 456-7890 * firstname.lastname@example.orgQUALIFICATIONS SUMMARYSelf-motivated and highly reliable university student positioned to contribute strongly to customer service operations demanding tact, enthusiasm, and an exemplary work ethic.Customer Service: Able to utilize strong math skills, team orientation, and interpersonal strengths to ensure provision of high-quality customer service within fast-paced retail environments.Communication & Presentation: Charismatic communicator in speech and in writing. Build lasting relationships with both peers and customers, displaying humor, helpfulness, cheerfulness, and cultural sensitivity.Organization / Computers: Outstanding time-management and organizational abilities, willingly working unpredictable hours / overtime to ensure organizational efficiency and profitability. Technical proficiencies include Microsoft Office Suite and social media.Key Strengths: Intelligent and loyal team member, readily listening to others, acknowledging peer accomplishment, and contributing to positive and productive work environments and team morale. Swiftly learn and apply new work methods, procedures, and policies.EDUCATIONType of Degree and Major (anticipated 20XX);3.87 GPANAME OF UNIVERSITY, City, StateDean’s List; Rush Chairman, Alpha Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society; Joe H. Green ScholarshipEXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTSNAME OF UNIVERSITY, City, StateStudent ~ [insert Major], August 20XX-PresentCurrently pursuing comprehensive four-year course of study in [insert major], laying solid groundwork for eventual career in [insert career field]. Completed coursework includes … [insert names of courses applicable to your job target. Examples: “English Composition and Rhetoric,” “Speech,” “Business Administration”]. Enthusiastically lead group projects and mentor peers in subjects including writing and mathematics. Insert an academic accomplishment. Example: “Earned Dean’s List recognition for every term of attendance.”Insert a volunteer accomplishment. Example: “Volunteered as guide and mentor to high school students participating in college orientation sessions.”Insert a leadership or personal accomplishment. “Selected as dormitory RA tasked with ensuring the welfare of 50 student residents.”THE GAP, City, StateSales Assistant, Summers 20XX and 20XXDemonstrated engaging customer service skills and a solid work ethic as Sales Assistant for busy retail store. Greeted customers and helped in product selection and check out; merchandised displays, restocked shelves, and tidied store.Insert an accomplishment, using skills keywords. Example: “Willingly stepped up to work overtime to ensure adequate staffing during sales events.”Insert an accomplishment. Example: “Earned ‘Employee of the Month’ awards during both summers of position tenure.” High School and College Student Resume Examples Student Resume Templates Use these templates to see how to lay out your resume, and get insight into which sections to include and how to order the sections. High School Resume TemplateCollege Resume TemplateGeneral Resume TemplateOne-Page Resume Template Microsoft Resume Templates Sample High School Resumes Whether you have no work experience or a few part-time jobs, use these samples to create your resume as a high school student or recent graduate. Sample First Resume Sample First Resume - No Work Experience Sample Teen Resume Sample High School Resume Sample High School Resume With a Summary High School Graduate Resume Example High School Resume Example - Summer Camp Sample College / Entry-Level Resumes There are lots of possibilities for a college student or recent graduate's resume. Let your qualifications and experience, as well as the requirements of the position, guide you in determining how to lay out your resume and what information to include. Browse the samples below for inspiration. College Student Resume Resume With GPA Listed College Student Resume with a Summary Resume Focusing on Coursework College Senior Resume Example College Graduate Resume Entry Level Resume Examples Law Student Resume Summer Job Resumes and Cover Letters Tutor Resume Example for a Student Business / Banking Resume Sample Management Resume Example Nanny Resume Example Publishing / Journalism Resume Sample Resume Example Focusing On Coursework Resume With Part-Time Jobs Summer Job and Internship Resume Examples Law Student Resume Example Sales Associate Resume Summer Hotel Resume Summer Lifeguard Resume Tutor Resume Example Tips for Writing a Student Resume When you're still in school or newly graduated, you may feel like there's not much to include in your resume. Most likely, though, you have more qualifications and experience than you'd initially think. Start by listing your education—if your GPA is strong or if you're on the Dean's List, include that information in the education section of your resume. Even if you do not have a lot of work experience, you likely have participated in activities or volunteer work that can be listed. You may even have a hobby—for instance, writing a blog that is a review of every book you read or posting beautiful photographs online—that could be relevant to your job application. Here are some tips to help punch up a student resume: Volunteer and campus experience: Haven't held a lot of jobs? That's not necessarily a problem if you've ever volunteered or been involved with an on-campus organization, such as the student newspaper, an a cappella group, an LGBT group, or anything else. Emphasize any leadership roles you have played, and any accomplishments made, or skills developed that might relate to your career needs in your description of these roles. Involvement in sports or a sorority or fraternity can also be included, especially if it can be framed to show off leadership skills or your ability to work well in a team. Here's how to add volunteer work on your resume.Relate your abilities to jobs: Look carefully at the jobs you want, and develop your resume with the positions in mind. (Here's information on how to decode a job posting.) If the position calls for programming knowledge, you can call out your relevant coursework in a qualifications section. Or, if the ability to be organized and reliable pop up in the job ad, you can make sure those skills are emphasized in your job descriptions on your resume.List honors and skills: If you've received any awards, you can break out an honors section to list them. You can also have a skills section where you list soft skills as well as any programs, languages, or certifications you have. When you're first getting started writing a resume as a student, include as much information as possible. You can always edit it down later. Aim to have your resume be a single page—more prolonged than that is excessive for someone just starting out in a career. To quickly make the best impression on hiring managers, recruiters, and connections, consider creating three versions of your resume, including a comprehensive, a targeted, and a short teaser version. Proofread carefully since grammatical errors and typos will make you look unprofessional and underqualified. (Use this resume proofreading checklist to help catch mistakes.