What is a curriculum vitae?

  • A curriculum vitae is a document that states out your qualifications for employment. It is mainly used to get academic job positions.
  • Curriculum vitae is similar to a resume; it provides details about a person's educational and work history. They are typically longer than a resume.
  • A CV can be as long as a person wants there is no limit to the length on a CV, as long as the focal point is about academic and professional experience. Also to make sure it is all relevant.

What is included within a curriculum vitae?

  • At the start of your curriculum vitae, you would usually state your contact details, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  • Your CV should include extensive information about your academic history, lists of any academic awards, and other related honours you have been given.
  • A CV should state your experience and employee sectioned off with details of the job role and skills achieved. This is jobs in both paid and unpaid.
  • Lastly, your CV should provide a lid of reference, as well as their contact details.
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