High School Student Resume Example

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The following is an example of a resume for a high school student. It includes both formal and informal work experience, volunteering and academic achievements. The resume lists education first, then achievements, which are followed by the student's work and volunteer experience. If you have no formal work experience, here's another example of a resume you can use instead. 

Also, see below for an example of a resume with a summary for a high school student.

The summary focuses on the student's skills that are the best match for the jobs for which he or she is applying. This way, the employer can see at a glance why the applicant would be a good candidate for the job.

High School Student Resume Example

FirstName LastName
6 Oak Street, Arlington, VA 12333
Phone: 555.555.1234
Email: phjones@gmail.com


Arlington High School, Arlington, Virginia
20XX – present
GPA: 3.81


• National Honor Society: 20XX, 20XX, 20XX
• Academic Honor Roll: 20XX - 20XX

Work Experience

Sales Associate, The Retail Store
June 20XX– Present
• Maintain and restock inventory.
• Provide customer service.
• Responsible for training incoming associates in operating cash register system due to track record of excellence.

Child Care
20XX - Present
• Provide childcare for half a dozen families after school, weekends, and during school vacations.
• Develop and implement fun and educational activities for all children, ranging from ages 1 year to 8 years.

Volunteer Experience

Arlington Literacy Program
• Run book monthly for six eight-year-olds

Run for Life
• Assist in marketing (via social media), setting up booths, running registration, and cleaning up for bi-annual race

Interests / Activities

• Member of Arlington High School Tennis Team
• Girl Scout
• Piano, 10 years

High School Resume Example with Resume Summary

First Name Last Name
6 Elm Avenue, Stockler, CA 91733
Home: 111.111.1111 Cell: 766.555.4444

Honor roll high school student with a passion for working with children. Extensive experience working with youth of a variety of ages. Praised and awarded for organizational skills and ability to develop safe, fun environment for children.

Pepperona Central High School, Pepperona, CA
High School Diploma anticipated in May 20XX

GPA 3.86, honor roll each semester

Electives: Screen printing, Culture & Foods, Independent Living, Family Advocacy
Activities: Wind Ensemble, Stage Crew

Stocklerbridge Hospital, Stockler, CA
Pediatric Ward Volunteer
Fall 20XX - present

  • Develop and implement activities to entertain patients ages 5-15, including arts and crafts activities and theater workshops
  • Perform administrative work and run errands for pediatric staff
  • Received Volunteer-of-the-Summer award for critical role in developing a theater program for patients

Stockler Recreation Department, City of Stockler
Counselor in Training (CIT)
Summer 20XX

  • Led arts, crafts, sports, games, camping and hobby workshops for groups of 8-10 year olds
  • Monitored groups of up to seven children on weekly field trips to the zoo, water parks and on walking tours
  • Co-wrote and co-directed summer play performed by 15 campers
  • Ensure campers were dropped off and picked up safely

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