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Curriculum Vitae (CV) Samples

Curriculum Vitae Examples, Format and Writing Tips


Review sample CVs to get ideas for your own curriculum vitae.

Review sample CVs to get ideas for your own curriculum vitae.

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A curriculum vitae, commonly referred to as CV, is a longer (two or more pages), more detailed synopsis than a resume. It includes a summary of your educational and academic background, as well as teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards, honors, affiliations, and other details.

Review samples CVs (below) and also review this advice on how to write a curriculum vitae. Your CV should be clear, concise, complete, and up-to-date with current employment and educational information.

Sample Curriculum Vitae

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How to Write a CV

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Please Note: These samples are provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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