• RESUMES

     

     

    Resumes are another tool to help tell your story- and the focus should not only be on content but also the formatting.

     

     

    Step 1:  Overview:

     

    Check out these videos for general information on resumes

     

     

     Step 2:  Build your ‘Universal’ resume – GATHER YOUR DETAILS!

     

    The point of this assignment is for you to have a "universal" resume.  If you already have a resume- tweak it based on the tips from the presentation/video!  Remember, it is best practice to create a MASTER version with EVERYTHING (length doesnt matter) and then you will Save As (new version) and edit down depending on where you are submitting.

     

    • Sections of a Resume

      Education 
      Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts     
      2018- present
      Houston, Texas
      Anticipated Graduation date: June 1, 2022
      Distinguished Level of Achievement with (insert your art area) Certificate.
       
      Artistic Experience
      You should include major events or a diverse selection of your experience.
      Be sure to include the Date(s) and 1-2 accomplishment statements of what you did.  SHORT Bullets NOT long sentences.
       
      Work Experience
      Be sure to include the Date(s) and 1-2 1-2 accomplishment statements of what you did. SHORT Bullets NOT long sentences.
       
      Volunteer Experience
      Be sure to include the Date(s) and 1-2 1-2 accomplishment statements of what you did. SHORT Bullets NOT long sentences.
       
      Extra-Curricular 
      Be sure to include the Date(s) and 1-2 1-2 accomplishment statements of what you did. SHORT Bullets NOT long sentences.
       
      Clubs and Organizations
      Be sure to include the Date(s) and 1-2 1-2 accomplishment statements of what you did. SHORT Bullets NOT long sentences.
       
      Awards
      Be sure to include the Date(s) 

     

    • Art area resumes are a good starting point.   You need to take your skills and experience and modify for a more universal application.  

     

    • If you need to start from scratch, here are some programs that can help!
      • Microsoft Word - search resume templates
      • Microsoft Publisher - search resume templates
      • Canva.com - free design website.  Just create an account.

     

    • Google is a wonderful resource to get ideas on formatting and wording!

     

     

    Step 3:  Extra Resources

     

     

     

     

    how to make accomplishment statements