College Graduate Resume Example

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The following is a resume sample for a recent college graduate. The resume includes an education section, related experience and other experience sections, GPA, and study abroad information.

College students and recent graduates with limited employment histories often include unpaid internships, volunteer work, and positions in school organizations in their resumes. Even if these are unpaid positions, they can still display the qualities that will make you a strong candidate for a job opening.

College Graduate Resume Example

SUSAN QUIGLEY

432-543-6543 Cell: 333-123-1234
susan.quigley@abcu.edu 
35 White Street
New York, NY 10001

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, ABC University, New York, NY, May 20XX

Double Majors: English and Latin American Studies
Minor: Spanish
Overall GPA 3.875; Honors each semester
Study Abroad: Bogota, Colombia - January 20XX

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Library Assistant, Cervantes Library, ABC University

Sept. 20XX- present

  • Assist students with research best practices
  • Designed a presentation, published to University website, outlining how to most effectively use all of ABC University's library facilities in undertaking a basic research project
  • Perform general administrative duties to support professional staff
  • Received award for Outstanding Student Employee of the Year due to excellent customer service and research skills

Intern, Calles y Sueños Cultural Space, Bogotá
Spring 20XX

  • Helped design and implement programs in which community-based artists traveled to schools to work with children, teaching them about expression through art
  • Assisted in teaching complimentary English lessons to community members

English Tutor, Queens, NY
Jan. 20XX – May 20XX

  • Assisted student in writing and proofreading essays, focusing utilizing rhetorical devices

Volunteer at Community LibraryQueens, NY
Jan. 20XX – May 20XX

  • Catalogued thousands of donated books, CDs, and DVDs
  • Started weekly book group for elementary students to learn basic Spanish words through listening to children's books read aloud and translated

Summer Counselor, NY Arts Camp
Summer 20XX – Summer 20XX

  • Coordinated cultural outings for children aged 10-13 i.e. trips to the theater, musical concerts, and museums including backstage conversations with artists when possible
  • Helped students to plan, advertise, and hold their own artistic performances and exhibitions

Swim Team Assistant Coach, Brooklyn, NY
Summer 20XX

  • Taught 6-8 year olds to swim the four major strokes
  • Designed drills to keep swimmers engaged and motivated for an hour every morning

OTHER EXPERIENCE

  • Trombonist in All-state wind ensemble, section leader in jazz band
  • Arts & Culture Editor, PS 101 High School Paper High School

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