In the United States, a curriculum vitae is most often used when applying for academic, education, scientific, or research positions, as well as for graduate and fellowship programs.
CV vs. Resume
- Resume: Provides a summary of your education, work history, skills, and other accomplishments (typically 1-2 pages)
- Curriculum Vitae (CV): Demonstrates your professional and academic achievements. Depending on your education, experience and accomplishments, a CV can range in length from 2-10 pages or more!
Whats Included in a CV:
- Extensive information on publications
- Volunteer work
- Research experience
- Other such professional and academic items relevant to your field.
**No CV is the same, so it is always best to consult with an advisor or mentor on what a CV in your field should look like.