A personal statement explains in a professional manner who you are. This includes an overview of your skills, achievements, qualifications, ambitions and what you will bring to the employer.
This statement will be the opening paragraph underneath your contact details.
‘A highly motivated student looking for a first time position within a retail environment. Throughout my education, I have demonstrated high levels of motivation, work ethic and teamwork to achieve my predicted grades. I wish to utilise these skills and work with customers to satisfy their needs’.