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Here is an example of an effective résumé for a teenager looking for his or her first job.

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Jane Wilson
25 Highland Street
Newark, Del. 19714
Phone: (302) 345-6789
jwilson@yourmail.com

OBJECTIVE:
To gain experience working in a business and to earn money.

EDUCATION:
Currently a sophomore at Fairview High School in Newark, Delaware, with a GPA of 3.4.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Photographer for Fairview High student newspaper.
  • Flutist in Fairview High marching band.
  • Member of Fairview High math club.
  • Volunteer at Valley Street Senior Center. Help serve meals and spend time talking to the elderly.

SKILLS:

  • Digital photography.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop.

REFERENCES:

Michael Grafing, faculty adviser to Fairview High student newspaper
Phone: (302) 674-2357
E-mail: mikegrafing@yourmail.com

Sara Anderson, head of programs at Valley Street Senior Center
Phone: (302) 692-9876
E-mail: sara.anderson@yourmail.com

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