Recent Graduate Resume Sample

Updated: September 9, 2020





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Driven and meticulous recent [field] graduate with proven record of success in building relationships, identifying client needs, and converting leads. Exceptional written communication and research skills honed through four years at award-winning collegiate paper, with promotion from contributor to editor in chief. Freelance project work for hospitality, education, and tech clients; increased readership for Client 1 XX% and Client 2 XX%.


Your University | Somewhere, NV (May 2019)

  • Bachelor of Science, English (May 2019)
  • Cum laude, GPA: 3.5/4.0


Shopping Land US, Sales Associate
Somewhere, NV (May 2019–Present)

  • Cultivated strong customer relationships through cheerful, efficient service in high-volume, fast-paced retail environment.
  • Named “Employee of the Month” for three consecutive months in recognition of exceptional customer service and being a self-starter.
  • Supported manager by setting weekly schedule for sales associates and mediating resulting conflicts.

Sales Company, Intern
Somewhere, NV (Summer 2018)

  • Supported key account managers by generating leads, conducting market research, and inputting and organizing relevant data.
  • Worked with designers to create weekly advertising collateral and marketing campaigns, increasing open rate by 4% and yielding positive feedback from peers and customers.

Your University Paper, Editor in Chief
Somewhere, NV (September 2015–May 2019)

  • Promoted from copy editor to editor in chief over four-year tenure with school paper.
  • Manage editorial and advertising content for all issues of award-winning collegiate paper, coordinate assignments for staff writers; act as key liaison between staff, student body, and faculty; and set and enforce all deadlines to produce three issues a week.


  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe CC; advanced knowledge of InDesign
  • HTML