If you are currently a student and looking to apply for jobs whilst you study then it is important to show your possible future employers what you are looking to do and what you have done even if only work experience in the past.
As you are at the beginning of your career, it is important to focus on the skills that you have that are transferable to a job and something that an employer is looking for. Refer to the job advert that you have seen and are looking to apply for.
Remember that you also have other qualities about your personality which are important to an employer so lay out everything that you have before beginning to write your CV and below you will find an example of a CV which you can use as a guide.
Related: Student Cover Letter
CV Example for a Student
I am a responsible student studying (what subject, at where and in what year, how long or some information). As part of my studies I am keen to get some work experience and I am interested in your role of a Barista, Call Centre operator, Administrator, bar person, waiter, waitress etc.
I am a very organized person who likes to be kept busy. I am very eager to learn new skills. I work well in a team, as well as on my own initiative. I am enthusiastic and like to work hard to ensure that I am successful in everything that I do.
During my (University Degree, what etc) I have learnt (what – make sure this is relevant to the job or has transferable skills).
Date to Date or To Date – JOB TITLE – Where?
In my role as (what job title) – list a few things that you did. My responsibilities include: (think about previous roles that you have done even if this was work experience rather than a job).
- What did you do in your work experience or last job?
- Customer Service
- Serve food and beverages to customers
- Tidy up the establishment and ensure clean and tidy for customers at all times
- Help with paperwork and keeping logs
- Help with ordering
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel??? Anything relevant, industry specific packages?
Any specific training related to your course that is relevant to this role?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.