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High School Resume Template


The following resume template lists the information you need to include on your resume when you are a high school student applying for a job. Use the resume template to generate a list of information to include on your resume.

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Resume Template - High School Student

Your Contact Information
The first section of your resume should include information on how the employer can contact you.

First Last Name
Street Address
City, State, Zip
Phone (Landline or Cell)
Email Address

In the education section of your resume, list the school you attend and any awards or honors (like the National Honor Society) you have earned.

High School
Awards, Honors

This section of your resume includes your work history. If you have had a job before, list the company you worked for, dates of employment, the positions you held and a bulleted list of responsibilities. If you haven't had a regular job before, it's fine to include positions like baby sitting or pet sitting and any volunteer experiences you might have.

Company #1
City, State
Dates Worked

Job Title
Responsibilities / Achievements
Responsibilities / Achievements

Company #2
City, State
Dates Worked

Job Title
Responsibilities / Achievements
Responsibilities / Achievements

Include skills related to the position / career field that you are applying for i.e. computer skills, language skills.

References available upon request
There is no need to include references on your resume. Rather, have a separate list of references to give to employers upon request.

Resume Format
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Review Resume Samples
Review sample resumes so you can incorporate your resume template information into an appropriate format.

Microsoft Resume Templates
Download a free resume template to create your resume or use the templates available in Microsoft Word.

Customize Your Resume
In all cases, be sure to personalize and customize your resume, so, it reflects your skills and abilities and connects them with the jobs you are applying for.

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