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How to Write a Student Resume

By on July 13, 2012
Blog post - How to write a student resume

Your student resume have only one job: “Get You The Interview!”

Following are quick tips on what you need to change when writing a student resume.

  • The recruiter needs to feel like they know you
  • Your involvements in life, social, school, study and small jobs are more important
  • Research and know the company and job position you are applying for
  • Add hobbies to help the recruiter get to know you
  • Your resume must be clear on your personality traits

Write a student resume that stands above the rest!

Watch the coaching video or scroll down to read the text.

Remember the most important thing when writing a student resume:

Help the recruiter to get to know you and how you made decisions in the past.

Here’s a quick summary of the “How to write a student resume” video:

Life, School, Study small jobs experience to date is more important
  • More important for the recruiter to get to know you
  • Avoid the wrong job
  • Past investments predict your future behaviour
Know the industry and company
  • Very specific information about why the industry and company attracts you
  • Help the recruiter to get to know you
Why in a “limited work experience” resume you add hobbies?
  • Tells them about you
  • In Golden Thread preparation, be prepared to be asked about good and bad situations and your response
Resume must be clear on personal traits
  • People interest
  • Things interest
  • How did you participate family / school / study / temp jobs
  • Where did you get involved
A student resume is very similar to writing a resume with no experience.

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