Capture Your Career
When you apply to a graduate program, an academic opportunity, or a research-focused position, you may need a curriculum vitae (CV) for your application. Though some programs request a resume or give you the option to submit your document of choice, a CV is often involved.
As an undergraduate student, your CV typically resembles your resume with a few key tweaks. To understand the essentials of professional documents, we recommend that you review our tips about resumes in addition to the tips on this page.
Review Example CVs
Now that you have learned about the purpose of a CV and how it is distinguished from a resume, it is time to take your document to the next level. To guide your decisions, review this sample CV from an undergraduate student.