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Resume Writing for High School Students
Transcript of Resume Writing for High School Students
Leadership: Lead or started teams or groups
Languages: Fluent, Basic knowledge
Developed and prepared lesson materials; distributed to students
Distributed and collected textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils
Ensured a safe and clean classroom environment
Acted as a role model to students; enforced classroom policies and rules
Excellent rapport with students, teachers, and other school staff
Extremely dependable in completing projects and meeting deadlines
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude
Rodriguez High School, Fairfield, CA;
Currently a Junior, GPA 3.2
Fairfield High School, Fairfield, CA,
will graduate June, 2013, GPA 4.0
Vacaville High School, Vacaville CA,
Class of 2013
Summary of Qualifications
To obtain a position as
an Office Assistant
Seeking a part-time
position as a retail
John J. Smith
500 West St.
Vacaville, CA 95688
City, State, Zip
Telephone Number (Home and/or Cell)
Email Address (optional)
At the top...
A resume is your opportunity to tell employers about your skills, abilities, experience, and education, as well as a chance to show that you belong in that job.
The desired result from your resume is...
What is the purpose of a resume?
High School Students
Apprenticeships or Internships
Transferable Skills: Work, School, Home
Paid work experience
Unpaid work experience
List most recent work experience first!
Boy, Girl Scouts
who am I?
As explained by Talking Head Fred...
what do i want?
what have i done?
what do i know?
Experience, Qualifications, Accomplishments
List 4-6 lines of key points that show that you are qualified for the job, and that you are a good candidate for the position.
What is the average amount of time an employer takes to review your resume when determining who to interview?
And it’s VERY important to….
One Page Resume
Customer-focused self starter with proven client services skills
Energetic, hard-working achiever and communicator, with strong listening skills
Responsible, reliable, honest and hard-working
Bilingual, Bi literate, in English and Spanish
Excellent team player who thrives in teamwork situation
12 pt. font; Arial, Calibri, Times New Roman
Name should be 14 or 16 pt. font
Bold your name and headings
No graphics, pictures, or borders
Don’t use personal pronouns (I, me, my)
Don’t use “etc."
Don’t abbreviate (except CA and AP)
Don’t list References on resume
Be consistent with tenses (past/present)
Be careful using acronyms
Save paper copy & computer/USB drive
Remember, there is no “right or correct” format!
All resumes answers these four questions
Have an appropriate voicemail message & appropriate email address, NOT,
High school, city, and state
Expected graduation date or year enrolled in school or class of
List any college courses taken
Mention your GPA if it is 3.0 or higher
I am PERFECT for this JOB!!
to get an interview!
Vanden High School, Vacaville CA
02/12 - Present
An entry level position as a Geek Squad Double Agent – Theater Specialist
•Dependable, responsible and dynamic
•Computer proficiency including networking and system administration.
•Bilingual; English and Spanish
•Exceptional techno-skills, including all aspects of audio video installation and full entertainment
•Excellent customer relation skills
•Unwavering drive for perfection
•Able to handle complex work environments
Premise Technician June 2011 – present
AT&T, Fairfield CA
•Installed AT&T U-verse Services and Equipment
•Educated customers on services and functionality
•Installed and rearranged inside wiring
•Tested and verified for proper and fully functional installation
•Provided high quality customer service experience
Customer Impress Associate (part-time) June 2009 – June 2011
OfficeMax, Fairfield CA
•Worked positively to contribute to customers overall shopping experience
•Assisted customers in the self-serve area in producing high quality documents in a timely manner.
•Accurately calculated prices and provided quotes to customers for all OM services.
•Honor Roll 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
•CTE Computer Technology Certification 2011 – Senior Year
•Student Council Member 2011 – Senior Year
•Rodriguez High School, Fairfield CA Graduated June 2011
•Solano Community College
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
4900 Brittany Drive
Fairfield, CA. 95555