The Curriculum Vitae (CV) is used to market your scholarly background for PhD level positions, research opportunities or graduate school admission. While the sections of the CV are similar to a resume, the CV can be more than 1 page.

KEEP IN MIND: CV sections can vary widely based on which field you're in (for example, a biology and literature CV may have different formats).

Common CV Sections Optional Sections
  • Name and Contact Information
  • Honors or Awards (Fellowships, Grants, etc.)
  • Education
  • Research and/or Teaching Interests
  • Experience (Research, Teaching, Other)
  • Professional Associations
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Skills

View the CCO Handbook for CV examples