Entry Level Resume

If you are relatively new to the job market or newly graduated from college, you can get started in your potential career with an entry level resume. An example resume for an entry level worker may best adhere to the chronological style.

You should also any work or volunteer experiences you do have without emphasizing one position over another. You likewise should create a dynamic career objective and job summary that describes why you are the best candidate for the job.

Entry level resume examples

Entry level resume sections

Resume Objective Examples

Biological Scientist

Secure a position teaching ski lessons at a company where I have the opportunity to further myself.

HR Generalist

Seeking a position as the Human Resources Generalist where I can utilize my passion for IKEA and my people skills to help reach the company's recruitment and retention skills in order to build the business.

Automotive and Body

I would like to work for a company that will enhance the skills I already have as well as provide the opportunity for personal and professional growth and advancement opportunities.

Conservation and Environmental Scientist

To obtain a position that will enable me to use my talent and skills as well as contribute to the organization's goals and which will provide excellent opportunities for career advancement and personal growth.

Customer Service Representative

My objective is to give superior customer service, work quickly and efficiently in every aspect of whatever I do. I'm a bright and ambitious person who enjoys working in a fast paced position where I can help others.

Facilities, Maintenance and Cleaning

Seeking a position with a growing organization within the golf industry where I can make a positive impact on revenues, and experience long term career growth and success.

IT Management

Seeking a job at a junior-level managerial position in a professional and growth-oriented environment and thereby enhance my skills and knowledge in the Marketing field of Corporate industry.

Network Analyst and Administration

To use my firearms knowledge and experience to transition into a firearms related career.

Programmer

Seeking a challenging and rewarding career in a diverse environment where my strong work ethic, education, and expertise can be used to help promote the mission and exceed team goals.

Retail

A position in within your organization requiring a team player with solid manufacturing experience, a strong aptitude, and a past performance for maintaining high production and quality standards.

Special Education Teacher

My objective is to become a Special Education teacher and with with disabled children.

Urban and Regional Planning

My objective is to engage community development through city and regional planning.

Resume Experience Examples

HR Generalist

Safety & Security Agent (December 18, 2011 - Present)
  • IKEA, Draper, UT
  • Planned, trained and tracked annual Safety & Security Trainings for coworkers from all departments.
  • Developed and implemented training programs and procedures for the different departments of the company. Reported and cared for diverse situations such as accidents and injuries, fire risk and other security issues.
  • Maintained reports about property damages, unusual incidents for management staff.
  • Trained new hires.
True Blue Crew/Customer Support (October 2010 - August 2011)
  • JetBlue, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Dealt with client problems and complaints keeping cordial and helpful.
  • Anticipated customers' needs and recommended products.
Assistant Manager (October 2009 - September 2010)
  • Pier One, Orem, UT
  • Organized items, controlled inventory and cleaned the store.
  • Designed and arranged the window and store displays.
  • Oversaw and organized the customer service staff.
  • Hired and trained sales associates.
  • Dealt with work schedules and assigned duties and responsibilities to each worker in the store.
  • Determined where and how our products had to be displayed within the store to sell as much as possible.
  • General customer service duties.
Assistant Manager (August 2008 - September 2009)
  • Gymboree, Provo, UT
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new personnel.
  • Communicated regularly with employees to ensure everything went smoothly.
  • Designed and arranged the window and store displays.
  • Oversaw and organized the customer service staff.
  • Dealt with work schedules and assigned duties and responsibilities to each worker in the store.
  • General customer service duties.

Biological Scientist

Biological Researcher (May 2012 - December 2013)
  • Northeastern State University, Tahlequah , Oklahoma
  • Conducted intermolecular and genetic interaction studies using various techniques including the utilization of the model organism, Drosophila melanogaster.

Customer Service

Roofer (February.2002 - December.2012)
  • TNT Roofing, Moulton, AL 35650
  • Removing and laying felt, and shingles.
Assembey (April.2013 - July.2013)
  • SFB Plastics, Wichita, KS USA
  • Putting bottles in boxes.

Enlisted

Gunners Mate (August 2009 - August 2011)
  • US NAVY, Norfolk , VA
  • Gunners mate- Care, maintenance, and training
  • All personnel were trained in the weapons systems on my ship.
  • Maintained armory and ready service lockers on the ship.
  • Member of SCAT team.
Host (August 2013 - currently)
  • Texas Roadhouse, Middletown , NY US
  • Greet and seat guests, set tables, run food to tables, open and close the host stand.

Management

Floor Supervisor (June 2011 - Current)
  • Old Chicago, Evansville, Indiana United States
  • My main goal is to ensure every guest is satisfied and that my staff is doing whatever it takes to ensure we are representing our company to the best of our ability.
  • Personal Trainer
Customer representative (10-17-2013 - 11-24-13)
  • First Call Resolution, Roseburg, OR USA
  • Answered the phones, troubleshooted systems, and answered questions about products for nintendo.
Deli clerk (06-01-2013 - 09-10-2013)
  • Safeway, Roseburg, OR USA
  • Worked the entire deli, made sandwiches, served chinese food. Worked the meat and cheese slicer, the fryer, and answered the phones.
Waitress (10-01-2011 - 05-06-2012)
  • Riverview Terrace, Roseburg, OR USA
  • Waited on the residents, set and cleaned up the dining room area. Answered the phones, and delivered food to the residents room.
Blueberry Picker (06-11-2011 - 09-01-2011)
  • Norris blueberry farms, Roseburg, OR USA
  • Picked blueberries for the summer

Retail

Deli Team Member (February 2013 - December 2013)
  • Pilot Flying J, Brookville , PA USA
  • My job was to eat the hot case fresh with hot foods for customers coming into the store hungry after a long day of traveling. Also some of the duties I was responsible to do were:
  • Prepping pizza
  • Keeping cold case full with sandwiches, subs and etc
  • Keeping up with dishes
  • Also keeping a clean and safe working environment for customers and employees

Resume Skills

HR Generalist

  • Typing Speed, 50-55 WPM, 12 years
  • Phone, Professional phone etiquette, Multi-line phone proficiency, 12 years
  • Communication, Excellent oral and verbal communication, 12 years
  • Customer Service, Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, Customer service oriented,, 12 years
  • Office knowledge, Articulate and well-spoken, excellent planner and coordinator, Flexible, Works well under pressure, social media knowledge, pleasant demeanor, HIPPA compliance, Filing and data archiving, Critical thinker, Microsoft Office Certified, Appointment setting, and Advance clerical knowledge, 12 years

Counseling

  • Case planning, Assisted work experience, 2 years
  • MS Office Suite expert, Learned through Coursework, 3 years
  • Exceptional problem solver, I think and act with background information, 10 years
  • Clinical documentation, Assisted Work experience, 2 years
  • Suicide risk assessments, Assisted, and through coursework, and work Experience, 2 years
  • Natural leader, Have always been able to lead in tough environments, 20 years
  • Group behavior and dynamics, Assisted, and Coursework, 2 years
  • DSM-IV knowledge, Through course work, 2 years

Programmer

  • C, C++,C# Programming Language, good, 3 years
  • Java Programming Language, good, 3 years
  • Microsoft ASP.NET, Intermediate, 3 months
  • Relational Database: SQL, Oracle, Intermediate, 1 year
  • Computer Graphics: OpenGL Programming , Intermediate, 3 months
  • Comuter Vision: Emgu , OpenCV, Expert, 2 years
  • Programming, testing, debugging and optimization skills, Expert, 3 years

Restaurant and Food Service

  • Interpersonal skills, High, 5+ years
  • Computer skills, High, 4+ years

Teller and Customer Service

  • Customer Service, Retail, 3 years
  • Computer, Word/Excel, 5 years

Resume Education

Accounting

University of Wisconsin , 2004
  • Milwaukee, WI, United States
  • Social Work, Bachelors
  • Graduated with honors from the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare

Administrative Assistant

Springboro High School , 2010
  • Springboro, OH, United States
  • High School, High School Diploma
  • High school diploma
U.S. Career Institute , 2016
  • Cincinnati, OH, United States
  • Office Administration, Office Administration Certificate
  • Certificate program in office administration

Biological Scientist

Southern University and A&M College, 2011
  • Baton Rouge , LA , USA
  • Biology , Bachelors of Science
  • Minors in both Chemistry and Spanish
  • Published thesis and research: Antibacterial Effects of Herbs and Plants
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, 2014
  • Los Angeles , CA, USA
  • Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medicine, Certification
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • GPA: 4.0

Business Analyst

University of California, San Diego , 2016
  • Cupertino, California, United States
  • Economics, B.S. Management Science
  • Field of study focused on applied economics with a focus on creating and applying mathematical models to solve problems concerning the management of systems, people, materials and money. Relevant coursework includes: Operations research, microeconomics, decision making under uncertainty, econometrics and forecasting.

Customer Service Representative

Claremont Graduate School, 1981
  • Claremont, California, United States
  • History, ABD & M.A. History
  • Major Field: American Intellectual History
  • Minor Field: Modern European Studies
University of California, 1973
  • Santa Barbara, California, United States
  • History, B.A. History
  • Minor Field: Sociology
Mira Costa High School, 1968
  • Manhattan Beach, California, United States
  • General Studies, High School Diploma
  • General Studies

Additional information

Resume Certifications

  • Community Service Specialist
  • Certified in work key, WORD, ACCESS, POWER POINT, EXCEL.Career Education in high school Automotive 1,2&3. Becoming certified with the website TODAYSCLASS via Automotive Brakes, Personal and Professional Development - Auto, Steering and Suspension, Automotive Computer System Diagnostics, Electrical Circuits and Meters II& III, Shop Safety, Advance Electronics I

Graphic Art and Design

  • Online Certification: Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design
  • Online Certification: Design - Applying Design Principles
  • Online Certification: Product Design
  • Online Certification: Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essential Tools

Medical and Lab Technician

  • Patient Care Technician Certificate

Pharmacist

  • National Level conference on Emerging Trends in Herbal Research and Cancer therapy, 26th June 2012
  • International conference on Endocrinology and Metabolic diseases, 25 and 26th January 2014
  • 15 hours of Continuous Professional development at KMCH College of Pharmacy
  • Health Summit coimbatore: Quality in healthcare- The only way to go, 16 February 2014
  • 2nd Annual National Convention ISPOR- Karnataka, 6-8 March 2015
  • IACP Pharmacy Practice module on Nephrology, 18 to 20th March, 2015

Registered Nurse

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association

Secondary School

  • Candidate for New York State Initial Certification. Expected receipt of certification, June 2013.

Resume Clients

Accounting

  • Fatima Fertilizer
  • Pak Arab Engineering
  • Descon Engineering
  • Pak Asia
  • CCBPL
  • Ittehad Sugar Mills
  • Albario Engineering

Digital Arts and Design

  • Gabby Gilksman - Designed, and modeled a product to get investors excited.
  • Timothy Xenakis - created 3D models for an up and coming Short Film to be produced at "The Mill"
  • Carmen Augusta - created a massive world in 3D for an on going short internet series.
  • Aaron Server - helped create a 3D Monster to get investors and producers excited for an upcoming short film.

General IT

  • Cody Dixon: 419-204-8769 Custom PC build.
  • Delta Madden: 567-328-9105 Computer reformat & antivirus setup.
  • Renee Kelly & Doug Perkins: 419-296-5674 reformat & anti-virus setup.
  • Raj Patel: 201-892-3201 Computer repair, Veri-phone system repair.
  • Jeremy Hunt: 419-230-8053 Custom PC build, upgrading, repair.
  • Erica Graham: 419-860-1089 Smartphone repair / screen and charge port replacement.

Hair Stylist and Hairdresser

  • Elaine Bakke
  • Dean Bakke
  • Thiller Bakke
  • Krista Siemon
  • Kael Siemon
  • Cecile Greere
  • Maryann Pyke
  • Lillie Guriva
  • Lori Stepheson

Resume Affiliations

Biological Scientist

  • I have participated as a teaching assistant for a freshman biology class of almost 200 students.
  • I have volunteered at the Warren County Humane Society in Lebanon, Ohio.
  • I am a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society.
  • I have participated in undergraduate research for almost a year in an animal behavior lab.
  • I have management/supervising experience.

Correctional Officer

  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for maintaining a GPA of 3.75 or higher throughout the Criminal Justice Program.

Development and Fundraising

  • He is a current member of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Debate Society.
  • He is a current member as well of Computer Link.
  • He is a peer tutor at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde's Student Learning Center.

Medical Assistance and Support

  • Active Member, Student Nurses' Association of NAU Tucson.
  • Involvement with the SNA has provided me opportunities for community involvement with the Ben's Bells Organization, donation drives for the Tucson Food Bank and Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services, and participation in doing hypertension screenings at the Tucson Electric Power Employee Health Fair.

Customer Service Representative

  • On-the-job Training
  • University of Perpetual Help System Dalta – Las Piñas
  • School of Business Administration and Accountancy Department (SBAA)
    • Handles incoming and outgoing phone calls
    • Files students’ evaluation forms and records
    • Handles inquiries regarding enrolment and other related matters
    • Types correspondences (e.g. letters, memoranda, etc.

Interior Designer

  • ASID Student Chapter for 2012-2013 School Year
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from 2011-2013

Resume Awards

Coach, Trainer and Scout

  • All County (Mlive)
  • All County Dream Team (Mlive)
  • All State (Detroit Free Press)
  • All American (MaxPreps)

College and University teacher

  • Clinton Global Initiative University participant, Spring 2009
  • Dean’s Grant recipient from Tulane University SPHTM, Fall 2008
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Spring 2008
  • Dean’s List all 8 semesters at North Carolina State University
  • CALS Honors Program
  • University Scholars Program
  • North Carolina State University Undergraduate Research Award winner, Spring 2007
  • Recognized by Gamma Sigma Delta for excellent academic achievement
  • Girl Scout Gold Award recipient and lifetime member
  • Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Educational and Vocational Counseling

  • The Salvation Army Leadership Award 2008
  • Howard Maddox Youth Leader Award 2010
  • The Salvation Army Adventure Corps Leadership Award 2009

Electrical and Electronics

  • Awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, N.A.T.O Medal , International Security Assistance Force Medal, National Defense Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal.

Elementary School

  • Recognized as an Outstanding Future Educator in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Professional Studies Achievement Award
  • Academic Highest Honors 2009-2013
  • Dean's List 2009-2013
  • National Honors Society
  • International Thespian Society
  • Outstanding Character Award
  • Senior class president

Middle School

  • FMU STATE APPROP 1913 Scholarship (Fall 2009- Fall 2013)
  • Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation UNCF Scholarship (Fall 2012-Spring 2013)
  • General Scholarship Fund (Fall 2012-Spring 2013)

Extra-curricular activities

Barista and Café Worker

I partake in drawing with art programs such as OpenCanvas and Photoshop, I also use the Adobe software Illustrator to make logos and designs. As well as dabbling in some 3D with Cinema4D and Maya which is an Animation/Modeling software. In my time off I like to do my own form of rhythmic dancing.

Daycare

Actively involved with my own children in the youth sports program aboard Camp Lejeune MCB.

IT Consulting

  • Participated in dance competitions in school and college
  • Participated and organized NSS special camp in college
  • Organized the College Symposiums
  • Represented the School Football Team
  • Represented the College Anchors for Culturals

Photography

Participated in the following clubs and activities at Bozeman High School: 1 Million Ways Club; a community service club, Partners Club; a club helping to unite kids in high school with special needs to "peer tutors", and the Lady Hawks Basketball team.

Sales

I am involved in various extracurricular activities such as, Student Council (Chair Member), Link, Renaissance, Great Leadership Opportunities (GLO), and Varsity Lacrosse (2 Year Captain).

Technical Support

  • Volunteering at Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation
  • Chess Club
  • High School Football

Community services for Resume

HR Generalist

I was apart of Western Washington University's Compass to Campus program which sent students to schools in the community that were labeled to have children at risk of not graduating high school. While at the school we would spend time with the students in the classroom and volunteer as an assistant to the teacher. This was about 40 hours of volunteer hours.

Customer Service

    Superintendent of the Dog Project for Montgomery County 4-H program.

    Teach 9 to 18 year olds how to train and show their dogs in showmanship and obedience.

Office Assistant

  • Through Organization Beach Community Grange I have several community service projects.
  • Words for 3rd's Dictionaries Project where I helped distribute dictionaries to local 3rd graders.
  • Visited Lucy Corr Nursing Home at Easter with Baskets and Thanksgiving with craft turkey's for residents.
  • Arranged Toy Drive for ASK Foundation in Richmond. They help families with children who have Cancer. We were able to donate 116 toys and a cash donation.

Receptionist

I did some volunteer work at The Children's Repair Shop as a secretary for Eugene "Granddad" Eure. There I was responsible for making and receiving calls in regards to the program and setting appointments, meetings and classes. I was also responsible for designing and placing advertisements for products.

Recruiting and Employment

I completed 60 hours of community service with Think Together after school program.

Security Guard and Surveillance Officer

  • American Red Cross Volunteer-Santa Cruz Chapter (2014-current)
  • Baseball field and park cleanups (2012-1014)
  • Aptos Little League Volunteer Work (2012-current)

Resume Licenses

Dental Assistance

  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • X-ray License

Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurse

  • License in Practical Nursing
  • Pending board exam

Pharmacist

  • Licensed Pharmacist, Texas.
  • Pharmacist License – North Carolina and New York.

Registered Nurse

  • Registered Nurse obtained 7/29/14.
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association renewed 8/4/14.

Restaurant and Food Service

  • Nevada Food Handlers Card
  • Serv Safe Certified

Security Guard and Surveillance Officer

  • Security Guard Card #1831105 Exp. 07/31/15
  • Gun Permit ( Cal. 9mm 40. ) ( ACE, ACQ, G, PI, PPO ) #353234 Exp.11/30/15
  • Gas Tear & Pepper Spray # 10535 P.C. 12403.5 Date Certified 2/26/13

Resume Highlights

Civil Engineer

  • Adaptable
  • Desire to Learn
  • Dependable
  • Effective Communicator
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Time Management
  • Technology Savvy
  • Organized

Customer Service Representative

  • High customer service standards
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Telecommunications knowledge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Energetic work attitude

Management

  • School Topper in 12th Board Exams.
  • Captain of the Lion House during sophomore years.
  • Got recognition for "Light A School" campaign aimed at providing solar lamps in rural areas where electricity was a major difficulty in education during evenings.
  • Winners of E-Week Championship conducted by NEN where over 600 colleges participate throughout India.

Mechanical Engineer

I am highly skilled in building and repairing computers. I have done jobs for many different people all of which where happy with my ability to help them and where happy to pay me. There was a short period of time where it became almost like a small business.

I also have experience with setting up almost any entertainment system. Whether it's a home theater system, an intricate computer setup, a simple HDTV setup, I am comfortable with all of it. There is almost no setup that I am unfamiliar with.

Resume Publications

Biotechnology

Susan George, Salini Bhasker, Harish Madhav, Archana Nair & Mohankumar Chinnamma: Functional Characterization of Recombinant Bromelain of Ananas comosus Expressed in a Prokaryotic System. Molecular Biotechnology, 2013.

Chemical Engineer

"In-Line Monitoring of Size Distributions in Liquid-Liquid Dispersions and Suspension Polymerizations by Focused Beam Reflectance Measurements" at Macromolecular Symposia, October 2014.

College and University

Mason JB, White JM, Heron L, Carter J, Wilkinson C, Spiegel P. Child Acute Malnutrition and Mortality in Populations Affected by Displacement in the Horn of Africa, 1997–2009. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2012; 9(3):791-806.

Ahmed CM, Dabelic R, Waiboci LW, Jager LD, Heron LL, Johnson H. SOCS-1 Mimetics Protect Mice against Lethal Poxvirus Infection: Identification of a Novel Endogenous Antiviral System. Journal of Virology. 2009; 83(3):1402-1415.

Data Entry and Word Processing

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