Recent Graduate Resume Sample

If you have finished your university studies, then it is time to find a job where you can put into practice all your professional knowledge. On one hand there are recent graduates who have had a previous job experience and they are hired quicker than those recent graduates who do not have any experience in the labor market. For those who have never worked before, it's a good idea to carry out internships and then look for a job position in their field of expertise.

Having a successful job search requires an exceptional Recent graduate resume and time dedication. Here we provide you some resumes as models for your own resume. Also, don't forget to:

  • List your educational qualifications such as bachelor's degree, Master or PhD.
  • Highlight your main achievements as well as your leadership and communicative skills.
  • Update your contact information.
  • Attach a cover letter and a letter of references.

Donald Kelley
184 South Fifth St.
Columbus, GA 31914
(901) 555 - 6238

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
B.A., English & Communications, 2007
Magna cum laude.
Editor, University Year Book


Excellent verbal communication skills, both written and oral.
Self-motivated, hard working.
Comfortable working alone or as part of a team.


- Detail-oriented.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Transcription and proofreading experience (70wpm., 10-key).
- Windows 95/98/2000/NT environments.


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Manager, Office of University Yearbook, 2005 - 2007

Carolina Savings Bank, Chapel Hill, NC
Seasonal Teller (Summers & Winters), 2003 - 2006


Available upon request.

More Recent Graduate Resume Samples

The first recent graduate resume sample is for students who have had a previous job experience and the second one is aimed at students who are looking for their first job experience.

1000 North Alameda St # 270, Los Angeles
Phone: (213) 928-8845

Graduate with D.C. Internship experiences, excellent technology skills and sound broadcast knowledge.

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts degree, Communications, 2007

Kndl Radio Station (The Candle Kndl) - Angwin, CA, 2008
Worked in the production department as an assistant for weekly radio programs. Gathered information from the following sources: internet, national newspapers and other multimedia content. Prepared written summaries of daily news.
Broadcast: Hosted live, 30-minute weekly radio broadcast.
Communications: Covered press conferences of Chamber of Commerce; posed questions to economic analysts and CEOs and conducted interviews to guests.
Technology: updated multimedia content in the radio program's website.

Delta Gamma, Loyola Marymount University, Campus
Chairman: Organized five monthly events for ninety members and organized other events and projects that benefited university campus.

Computer Skills: MS Office (expert in MS office), e-mail applications (Outlook Express, Eudora) and Internet search.
Favorite Subjects: legal matters, local news, legal and touristic documentaries.
Language: Advanced Spanish level (completed three years of Spanish program.)

William F. Norby
2918 Randall Drive
Kawaihae, HI 96743
Home (808)8801933

To become a senior graphic designer and work for a recognized company

  • Experienced in design concepts for advertising.
  • Experienced in design concepts for product merchandizing and packaging.
  • Wide knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PageMaker, and QuarkXpress.
  • Knowledge of print materials and quality of reproduction.
  • Wide photography knowledge and editing.
Graphic Design
  • Promoted product advertisement campaigns and strategies.
  • Created consumer merchandising.
  • Worked on both Macintosh and IBM systems.
  • Designed a publication of 5 issues about cultural movements in Honolulu, HI.
  • Worked portfolio of 500 photographs.
  • Photographed models and landscapes for advertising campaign.
  • Won photo contest award for a campaign about environmental care.
2010 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer. Kawaihae, HI.

2007 - 2010
Graphics Assistant, Monarch Playing Card Co. Honolulu, HI.

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design & Marketing (2008)
Honolulu Community College; Honolulu, HI