Résumés and Curricula Vitae

Résumé tips

Tips on appearance, organization, and content of a résumé.

Résumé examples

Use these sample versions of chronological, functional and combination format résumés to guide you as you create your own resume.

Electronic/scannable résumés

A résumé that has been designed specifically interact with a computer. There are many different aspects to keep in mind when creating an electronic résumé and how an individual may interact with it.

Curriculum Vitae

A longer and more detailed document then a résumé. Your CV will include a summary of your educational and academic experiences, as well as any teaching or research work, awards, honors, presentations, publications, affiliations and other information.

Action verbs and transferable skills

Do you need stronger descriptions for your job responsibilities and achievements? Have you used "Responsible for..." or "Duties included..."? This list of action verbs will help you use terms that convey a more professional and confident message.