Recently, I came across a bunch of very ‘untraditional’ resumes and I thought to myself: What would my untraditional resume look like?

So I decided to try myself on something that communicates my love for code. Here we go:

fwoelm@resume:~$ whoami
Name:  Finn Woelm                        Address:
Email: <hidden>                          123 My Street, Unit 1
Phone: 123-456-7890                      Boulder, CO 80302
Interests: Web Development, Open Source, making the world a better place,
           problem-solving, startups, plant-based foods

fwoelm@resume:~$ cd education
fwoelm@resume:~/education$ ls -la
# Name and Details                                # Date Created # Last Modified #
##################################################################################
# Naropa University, Boulder, CO                  # Sep 2015     # today         #
  Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Entrepreneurship and Peace Studies
  GPA: 3.8
# Watson University, Boulder, CO                  # Sep 2014     # today         #
  Social Entrepreneurship incubation program
# College of Natural Resources, Lobesa, Bhutan    # Jan 2017     # Jun 2017      #
  Study abroad program
# Princeton University, Princeton, NJ             # Sep 2013     # May 2014      #
  On voluntary leave of absence since May 2014
  GPA: 3.9
  Recipient of the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence (2013-14)

fwoelm@resume:~/education$ cd ../work-experience
fwoelm@resume:~/work-experience$ ls -la
# Name and Details                                # Date Created # Last Modified #
##################################################################################
# Upshift One                                     # Aug 2017     # today         #
  Founder       // www.upshift.one
  Developing a web platform for organizations to open-source their projects and
  to facilitate collaboration ("Github for social impact").
# International Panel on Social Progress          # Aug 2014     # Dec 2016      #
  Web Developer // www.ipsp.org
  Developed and maintained web presence and managed IPSP-to-author communication.
  Collaborated with colleagues in various other areas of the panel’s work.
# ColoradoCare                                    # Oct 2015     # Oct 2016      #
  Web Developer // www.coloradocare.org
  Designed the web experience for ColoradoCare – a political campaign supporting
  an amendment for universal health care in Colorado.
# African Information Movement, Ghana             # Aug 2012     # Aug 2013      #
  Primary School Teacher in Voluntary Development Aid Program (“weltwärts”)
  Educated students in a rural area in English language, computer skills and
  environmental science.
# MVV EDL Mitte GmbH, Berlin, Germany             # Sep 2011     # Aug 2012      #
  German National Voluntary Ecological Program (“Freiwilliges Ökologisches Jahr”)
  Assisted in operation of four biogas plants that were prototyped to experiment
  with their economic viability as sources of renewable energy.

fwoelm@resume:~/work-experience$ cd ../skills
fwoelm@resume:~/skills$ ls
Full-stack Ruby on Rails developer
Test-Driven Development
Managing Linux-powered VPS
Fluency in German
Fluency in English

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