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How is a CV different than a resume?

Think of a CV as an expanded resume. The CV has a similar format to a resume but includes additional categories which reflect academic experiences related to the position. Sample categories include: 

  • Publications
  • Honors & Awards Teaching Experience Research Experience 
  • Presentations & Lectures Professional Associations Community Service Licensure 
  • Committee Appointments Research Interests Foreign Study
  • Grants

When to use a CV?

CVs are used when applying to positions within an academic setting (e.g. research, teaching assistant, lab manager, faculty positions).