to college, recruiting interviews, summer internships or job opportunities
Even though a student may not have a lot of work experience, they probably do have enough other experiences to create a compelling resume. Experiences like babysitting, lawn mowing, summer camps, club participation and other extracurricular activities can all be used to build a resume.
Your resume can help you stand out!
|Step 1||Begin by filling out a Resume worksheet. You can also make an outline of your work experiences (paid/unpaid),leadership positions, volunteering, activities, athletics, and academics|
|Step 2||Consider adding anything that shows attitude and performance achievements, such as positive attendance, teacher/coaches recognition, contributions to projects, clubs, sports,arts and music. Also,be sure to add skills that relate to your major or internship, such as computer programming,ability to work in a team, people skills, etc|
|Step 3||Begin building your resume. Be sure to use Action Verbs when describing your experience.|
|Step 4||Keep it concise and easy to read. Put the most relevant information at the beginning. Be sure to proofread it. Ask a parent or counselor. Be honest and accurate|