The curriculum vitae (CV) is an essential document that details your academic and educational history as a scholar. In many parts of the world, it is expected that CVs, resumes, and cover letters adhere to a particular format. As you begin to consider future opportunities, you can utilize these resources to ensure that your documents align with the expectations of prospective employers.
The resources below can help you revise your CV, resume, or cover letter. For additional help, consider contacting your host institution’s career center or international office.
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
CV Writing - Science Magazine
CV Writing - Purdue OWL
CVs and Cover Letters - Harvard University, Office of Career Services
Europe: CV Writing - Europass
Guide to Resumes and Curricula Vitae - National Institutes of Health, Office of Intramural Training & Education
The Scientist’s Conundrum: CV, Resume or Something In-Between? - Harvard University
When to Use a Curriculum Vitae - Cornell University Graduate School
How to Write a Professional CV - Academic Positions
Cover Letter Writing - Science Magazine
Resume Writing - Science Magazine
Resume Writing Guidelines - Fordham University