Select a resume format that highlights your strengths.
Resumes come in many shapes and sizes. While there is no "correct" resume format, you should select one that highlights your strengths. For example, a student with little work experience might choose a format that emphasizes academic achievements first.
The sample resumes listed below provide a variety of example of formats. The template used to create each resume is also listed.
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High School level sample resumes
- Resume 1 | Blank Template 1
Freshman/sophmore high school student with strong skills and volunteer history.
- Resume 2 | Blank Template 2
Junior/senior high school student highlighting academics.
- Resume 3 | Blank Template 3
Recent high school graduate with some work and volunteer experience.
College-level sample resumes
- Resume 4 | Blank Template
College student or recent graduate with work and internship experience.
- Resume 5 | Blank Template
Junior/senior college student highlighting academics.
- Resume 6 | Blank Template
Recent college graduate highlighting academic and volunteer experience.
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