Resume vs. CV

I went to a great workshop this fall at my university that I’ll summarize here, as I thought other graduate students might be interested in this information as well. The Powerpoint presentation is available online if anyone would like to read more.

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  Resume CV
Purpose Skills and abilities History, education, accomplishments
Type of positions Private sector, government, nonprofit Academia, federal government (PhD level)
Content Multiple documents tailored to specific positions Full list of qualifications
Structure Arranged chronologically and/or functionally, action verbs are key Organized by titles and accomplishments
Length 1-2 pages As long as needed
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