The following sample resumes, cover letters and reference letters are especially for high school students, and college students and graduates seeking employment.
Sample Student and Recent Graduate Resumes and Letters
College Resume Samples
Review sample resumes and resume templates for college students and graduates applying for internships, summer jobs, and full-time positions to get ideas for your own resume.
High School Resume Samples
Review these high school resume examples to get ideas for your own resume, then use a resume template to create your own resume.
More Sample High School and College Resumes
Sample resumes and resume templates for high school students, and college students and graduates seeking entry level employment.
Entry Level Cover Letter Samples
Review sample cover letters for entry level candidates for employment to get ideas for your own cover letters.
Student and Recent Graduate Cover Letter Samples
Sample cover letters and cover letter templates especially for high school students, and college students and graduates seeking entry level employment.
Sample Student Reference Letters
Sample reference letters especially for high school students, college students, and graduates including character references, references from teachers, and graduate school references.
Resume, Cover Letter and Reference Resources for Students
Writing Your First Resume
Student resume writing tips and suggestions on how to write a resume for the first time.
How to Write a Resume
Here's how to write a resume that will get noticed and help you get invited for an interview.
Resume Writing Tips
Tips for for choosing a resume format, selecting a resume font, customizing your resume, using resume keywords, explaining employment gaps, and more tips for writing interview winning resumes.
How to Write a Cover Letter
Writing cover letters for resumes, including what to include in your cover letter, how to write a cover letter, cover letter format, targeted cover letters, and cover letter samples and examples.
Cover Letter Tips
Cover letter tips and techniques for writing top notch cover letters to send with your resume, including cover letter format and presentation, choosing a type of cover letter, writing custom cover letters, and cover letter examples and templates.
Information on reference and recommendation letters, sample letters of recommendation and reference lists, how to ask for a reference, and how to use references. There is also information on what reference checkers can ask about you and what previous employers can disclose.
Student Job Search
Jobs, internships and career resources for teenagers, students and grads.
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Please Note: These samples are provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.