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Resume, no experience

Asian woman across table from another person in a job interview

How to get experience so you can add things to your resume! 

  • Participate in animal rescue
  • Volunteer at a local shelter
  • Work with a local charity
  • Volunteer at the hospital
  • Create your own web/social/vlog/blog/YouTube media site
  • Play sports such as basketball, football, cheerleading, yoga, hiking, tennis or swimming
  • Work at a Renaissance Fair
  • Create a gamer’s club
  • Try your hand at Community Theater
  • Join a church choir, Civil Air Patrol, or Junior ROTC
  • Join the yearbook committee, work with a local radio station or local website
  • Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity
  • Work with children
  • Learn a second language such as American Sign Language or Spanish
  • Make and teach ceramics, make jewelry, learn graphic design, photography or anime
  • Learn how to sew and cook
  • Join an academic competitive team such as the spelling bee, math league, Science Bowl, or trivia competition teams
  • Learn Photoshop and create animated characters and cool pictures
  • Learn how to code and XHTML
  • Find an internship
  • Get a verifiable badge from places like Khan Academy or IBM
  • Obtain a digital micro-credential that verifies a competence or skill set
  • Join!
    • Teenage Republicans
    • Young Democrats of America
    • Boy Scouts
    • The Debate Club
    • Girl Scouts
    • Future Business Leaders of America
    • Cancer Foundation
    • Environmental Club
Judy Jones

Judy is a certified Career Facilitator. She has worked with many patrons over the past four years assisting them in writing effective resumes and cover letters. She has guided individuals through the online job application process and has helped them register for Ohio Means Jobs. If you need assistance or would like to send her your resume for review, please email her at If you would like to call her to book an appointment, please call 330-744-8636. Judy in also an avid Anglophile! She likes to read British History, fiction and non-fiction, likes to watch TV shows and movies related to British History and often likes to pick at the historical accuracy of such shows.