Published 03/24/09 12:26pm

Resume Fail: From The Depths Of A Huntsman Computer


We love logging into public computers and finding other people's assignments, resumes, cover letters and assorted miscellany. Because it's internship-hunting season on campus, we decided to do a round-up of the best and worst job materials we recently came across on one anonymous Huntsman computer. Apart from removing identifying information, the examples below appear just as they did in the original documents.

Lame: "Graduated as Valedictorian; SAT Scores: Math 770, Verbal 680, Writing 770" Get over it, you're in college now.

"Cumulative GPA: 2.86" Eek, don't reveal that information unless you have to.

"Babysitting, Caregiver, 2003-Present - Cared for children ages 5 to 14 - Managed their activities - Entrusted to watch children and residences overnight" It's fine to put babysitting on your resume, but don't elaborate as if you were managing a Fortune 500 business.

Baffling: "Interests: golfing, art, teddy bear making, horseback riding" Teddy bear making...like going to Build-A-Bear and "making" bears? Are we allowed to put toys on our resume now? Because we have quite the beanie baby collection.

Jealousy-inspiring: "Cumulative GPA as of January 2009: 4.00" Good luck maintaining that.

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