Resume & CV for Graduate StudentsA resume is a document that contains a summary or listing of a person's relevant experience and education. It is closely related to a similar document, a curriculum vitae (CV) which focuses on education, publications, and other accomplishments. Both are typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview, when seeking employment.
|Contents:||Name, contact information, education, work experience and relevant work-related skills. Focuses on explaining every detail of academic background as well as teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards, honors, affiliations and other details.||Name, contact information, education, work experience and relevant work-related skills. Focus is on work experience, listed in reverse chronological order. Focuses on targeted skills that match the employers needs.|
|Commonly written as:||CV||Resume|
|Purpose:||In Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, employers expect a CV. In the U.S., a CV is used primarily when applying for academic, education, scientific or research positions.||Job applications|
|Length:||Two pages or more||One page, sometimes two pages|
- Writing your resume
- Resume Review Checklist (Please complete checklist before uploading to DragonTrail)
- Curriculum vitae
- Resume Headings & Content
- Power words for your resume
- Resume rules
- Sample resumes
- Sample CV for pharmaceutical
- Sample CV for government
- Electronic resumes
For more information, contact Career & Professional Development at (205) 934-4324 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.