DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RÉSUMÉ & CV
The primary difference between a Résumé and a Curriculum Vitae is the length, what is included and what each is used for. A résumé is a one or
two page summary of your skills, experience and education. While a résumé is brief
and concise - no more than a page or two, a curriculum vitae is a longer (at least
two pages) and more detailed synopsis.
A curriculum vitae includes a summary of your educational and academic backgrounds
as well as teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards,
honors, affiliations and other details. A curriculum vitae is used primarily when
applying for academic, education, scientific or research positions. It is also applicable
when applying for fellowships or grants.
This is an opportunity for a prospective student to tell a school (in which they are
seeking admission) about themselves. Be open. Be reflective. Find your individual
voice and express it honestly. Afterall, it is a "personal" statement.
RÉSUMÉ CRITIQUE CHECKLIST
Attached is a résumé critique checklist designed to help you develop a new résumé or ensure that your existing résumé is
designed correctly. Use This Résumé Critique Checklist to Determine if Your résumé is
Ready to Help You Get the Job-Search Results You Desire.