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Curriculum Vitae Format

How to Format a Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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The following curriculum vitae sample shows the appropriate format for an international curriculum vitae.

Curriculum Vitae Format

Your Contact Information
Cell Phone

Personal Information
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Visa Status

Optional Personal Information
Marital Status
Spouse's Name

Employment History
List in chronological order, include position details and dates
Work History
Academic Positions
Research and Training

Include dates, majors, and details of degrees, training and certification
High School
Graduate School
Post-Doctoral Training

Professional Qualifications
Certifications and Accreditations

Computer Skills




Professional Memberships


Sample Curriculum Vitae
Sample international, academic and general curriculum vitae. Includes additional templates, samples and examples.

Writing Curriculum Vitae
When should job seekers use a curriculum vitae, commonly referred to as CV, rather than a resume? Here are the details on when to use a CV, what to include and how to write it.

Curriculum Vitae
How to write a CV, plus samples and templates.

Curriculum Vitae
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FAQ: Curriculum Vitae or Resume?
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