Check out the recent college graduate resume below for more help.

Review the Student and Recent Graduate Resume Samples and the General Guidelines below to assist you in developing your resume. Have your resume reviewed by a OCS Career Adviser prior to submitting it.

Sample Recent Grad Resume Objective:

This recent college graduate resume shows you how to highlight your education, which will probably be your biggest selling feature if you are a recent grad. You will also see how to make the most of a limited amount of work experience and how to put a focus on internships and relevant volunteer work.


How did you make your recent grad resume shine? Comment below!

Here is the same recent college graduate resume with notes added to show why certain formatting decisions were made.

In a recent college graduate resume it may make sense to include a softskills section. This strategy allows the interviewer to get a feelingof your personality. In addition, it adds weight to the resume when thecandidate doesn't have a lot of work experience.