HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT RESUME WORKSHEET
Use the resume worksheet to brainstorm and organize information for your resume.
City:_____________________________ State:______________ ZIP:________
Home Phone:______________________ Work (or Cell) Phone:____________________
A good career objective is essential. It should serve as the focal point of your resume, indicating what
sort of job you are seeking, and what experience/skills you have to offer. It should be broad enough to
cover any suitable employment, yet specific enough to indicate that you have a specific position in
mind. You can change your career objective depending upon the job you are applying for. See the
sample resumes for ideas. Some questions you may want to answer are:
• What kind of employment do you want? Internship, coop, full-time, part-time
• What type of position do you want? Customer services, sales etc.
• Is there a particular industry you want to work in? retail, hospitality, healthcare etc.
Which objective style do you want on your resume?
Formula 1: Focus on the kind of position you want.
Example: Seeking a full-time position as an Administrative Assistant.
Seeking a position as a _________________.
Formula 2: Focus on the field or industry in which you are interested in working.
Example: Seeking an entry-level position in the Healthcare field.
Seeking a position in the ________________ field.
Formula 3: Focus on your skills/abilities.
Example: Seeking a position that will utilize my communication, data-entry skills, and my strong work
Seeking a position that w ill utilize my ________________, _________________, and