A student resume is mainly used by individuals recently out of school and seeking a job. The resume is not as detailed as other resumes but follows the same rules used in creating other resumes. It should highlight achievements such as projects extra-curricular activities and any summer jobs that the applicant has had. The applicant should include soft skills that they possess which are required in all professional jobs.
An applicant should indicate in his student resume any kind of work experience such as internships, part-time jobs and extra-curricular activities. It should include a clear objective that the student hopes to achieve. Recruiters and employees are always seeking individuals in their organizations that meet deadlines, are able to manage time and can reduce costs.
Therefore, a student resume should indicate to the potential employer how the individual will be an asset to the company. Relevant information should be included such skills one possesses in computers, hobbies and interests as well as courses that the applicant has undertaken outside of their course. The resume should include a list of at least three references form where the student has previously worked. However lecturers are also used as references in this type of resumes