How to Write a Good Resume For Student – The difference between a general CV or Resume and CV for student and first timer is that there isn’t much work experience. You need a CV to work part time on your holiday from school or make a good CV for an internship. How to be a standout? Here’s the general format:
- Personal Bio/Data
- Career Objective
- A professional photo
- Educational background
- Organization experience
- Academics and non-academics accomplishment
First General Step
Adjust the format of your CV text, such as font, font size, line and paragraph spacing to the format that is readable.
First Specific Step
Personal bio/data or/and contact information.
How: Write down your full name, current address, your professional email, your phone number, your LinkedIn profile.
Second Specific Step
Put a photo.
How: Use a photo that is quite formal, look convincing, and scream integrity.
Third Specific Step
Write down your professional summary, your CV/Resume objective or your career objective section.
How: Read more about the career objective section here.
Fourth Specific Step
Write down your educational background.
How: List the recent education you have obtained, write down the major you’ve graduated in first, the institution’s name, the years of education, the summary of your education.
Fifth Specific Step
Write down your organization experience.
How: Write down chronologically based, your recent experience, your recent volunteer work in an organization. Write down the position, the organization’s name, the summary of your position, and the months/years you’re in the organization. Organization experience can include your volunteer experience from organization.
Sixth Specific Step
Write down your academic and non-academic accomplishment.
How: Write down the title of the achievement, the year you’ve obtained, and the institution’s name.
Seventh Specific Step
Write down your skills.
How: It can be hard and soft skills. You can write quantifiable measurements, such as language skill in Spanish with a score 4 out of 5.
Eighth Specific Step
Write down your hobby.
How: Your hobby boosts the uniqueness of your life in the CV.
- Pay attention to details, pay attention to the probability of typo.
- Adjust or differentiate every job you apply for. The hiring committee can sense if it’s copy paste to every job you’re applying for.
- Adjust the design template of your CV, you can choose a design template that’s maximalist for the creative industry, or a design template that’s minimalist for a non-creative industry. Here are some examples of the design template.
- Adjust or match your experiences words to the words of the job description of the job vacancy you’re about to apply for, so it can pass the ATS (Applicant Tracking System). See What is ATS meaning.