CV

Cv vs. Resume

  • For occupations in science, research, and academic fields
  • Detailed and descriptive
  • Not necessarily targeted toward one specific position
  • Can be two pages or more

  • For most other jobs
  • Detailed but succinct
  • Targeted toward one specific position
  • Typically no more than two pages

Sections to Consider for your CV

Research Experience/Interests

To describe research experience and the field, lab, and transferrable skills you developed or utilized during the experience, and may also include specific areas of interest for future study

Teaching Experience/Interests

To describe the context and extent of the teaching skills developed or utilized during the experience, and may also include specific areas of interest and/or educational levels targeted for teaching opportunities

Publications

To identify and describe the context for any publications you authored or co-authored, including acknowledgement of co-authors

Presentations

To identify and describe the context of presentations you delivered or co-delivered, including acknowledgement of co-authors and presentation audience

Grants & Fellowships

To identify and describe any grants or fellowships you were awarded and completed, including criteria and skills for award

Conferences

To document and describe any field specific, non-academic trade conferences you completed in your field, identifying the topic, duration and participation context

Continuing Education

To document and describe any field specific, non-academic training you completed in your field, identifying the topic, duration and training provider/certification


CV Examples and Resources

Purdue Online Writing Lab: Writing the Curriculum Vitae

More examples are coming soon!