Recent College Graduate Resume

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.

Judy Jobseeker
123 Fake Lane, City, State     Home: 000 000-0000 Cell: 555 555-5555

Profile     Registered early childhood education teacher with 5 years of experience working with children from age two to ten in childcare centers and summer camp.

Summary of Skills

  • Create and implement fun, educational and developmentally appropriate activities
  • Develop positive relationships with parents through clear and consistent verbal and written communication to ensure wellbeing of children
  • Resourceful and creative with a proven ability to work effectively in a constantly changing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, with excellent online research skills and ability to quickly learn new software programs and technologies


Early Childhood Education Diploma, XYZ College, City, State 2014
First Aid and CPR Certification, Red Cross, City, State 2013

Co-Op Placements

Anytown Childcare Center, City, State Spring 2014
  • Worked with children age 2-10
  • Introduced puppet theater play area to encourage creative play
  • Planned and implemented book-based units "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" and "Guess Again"

ABC Childcare Center, City, State Fall 2014
  • Observed and taught group lessons in two classrooms with children aged 4-5

Work Experience

Assistant Early Childhood Educator, XYZ Center, City, State 2010-2012
  • Taught one-on-one and in small groups; planned and implemented lessons for children age 2-5
  • Provided school-aged children with safe transportation to and from school
  • Developed and implemented thematic units on hibernation, autumn and deciduous and coniferous trees

Summer Camp Counselor, Anytown Center, City, State 2009 and 2010
  • Lead counselor in summer camp for children aged 8-12
  • Organized and implemented weekly field trips

Volunteer Experience

Tutor, Anytown Community Center, City, State 2009-2010
  • Tutored at risk youth aged 7-12 in English, mathematics, science and reading

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