First Job Resume Format

By | February 2, 2009

First Job Resume


A first job resume is usually short. In the absence of proper experience in a particular field that an applicant wants to pursue, employing methods to make it preferable to employers is advised.

Actually, there are many ways to stretch an otherwise short resume. One is focusing on a particular facet of your profile that ultimately relates to the field of your choice.

This means that the content of your resume largely delves on the functions of the job that you desire.

To start, briefly state your career objective. Usually, fresh graduates opt for an entry-level position in a department they prefer. This may help you broaden your choices. Next, elaborate on your education.

At this point, this is the most essential section of your resume.

State your course, name of school, and inclusive dates. Include a brief account of your experiences while in school. The next section may present your extra-curricular activities while in school.

List the organizations that you belong to, your position, and the most notable contribution that you made. Dedicating a whole section for your achievements is also wise if you attained several.

This way, the reader gets the impression that you work hard.

In addition, list your skills and standard qualifications, such as knowledge in computer and skills in communication. Doing so allows the reader to see your flexibility. You may include your interests and personal information before ending your resume with reference persons.

First Job Resume Format and Example

Anthony Fraser

Falcon Heights, Minneapolis

Minnesota, USA

(012) 345-6789


Seeking an entry-level position where I can apply my knowledge and further develop my skills in communication and research


Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication           2004 – 2008

North Central University

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

  • Major in Journalism
  • Minors in Communication Research and English  Studies
  • Cum laude award
  • Dean’s Lister for 6 semesters


President,Society for Broadcast Communicators, 2007 – 2008

  • Represents the organization
  • Oversees the overall facets of the organization
  • Spearheaded several organization activities that involves the whole university

Editor-in–chief,American Collegian, 2007 – 2008

  • Leads all facets of the school publication to ensure that it is published on time and without flaw
  • Researches and writes topics about the latest happenings in the whole country

Councilor,Broadcast Communication Student Council, 2007-2008

  • Handles student concerns in the college
  • Founder of many minor student activities

Active Member,Writers Club, 2005 – 2008

  • Learns how to write different in ways
  • Helps the organization with its projects and activities

Member,Optics Photography Club, 2006 – 2008

  • Learns photography in different perspectives
  • Applies photography knowledge in many activities


  • Best research study entitled:“Feedback of 20 families in 2 different towns to creative news casting”
  • 1stplace in Photo Journalism contest within the college
  • Leadership Award, College of Broadcasting Communications, 2008
  • 3rdplacer in Soccer


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Knowledgeable in photography
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Applications and MS Office
  • Skillful in Adobe Photoshop
  • Fluent in English
  • Proficient in Italian
  • Self-motivated and passionate writer


  • Writing creative pieces, reading books
  • Soccer, Photography, hosting
  • Italian food and culture


Available upon request

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