Mastering the CV

A CV, or Curriculum Vitae, is a repository of all academic credentials, experiences, publications, and achievements. Used primarily in the world of academia, a student would typically need a CV if they are preparing for or attending a graduate-level program or applying for positions in academics. Typically, there are no set page limits to CVs and should be comprehensive and detailed.


CV Advice from Elsevier

When it comes to publishing in research and sciences Elsevier has a long history of excellence. This clear and concise article on CV writing provided by Elsevier gives great tips for getting started, as well as explaining the uses and …

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Resume vs. CV (Curriculum Vitae)

If you have a resume, but you don’t have a Curriculum Vitae, you should think about creating one (better to be prepared, just in case). Some employers are expecting a CV while other employers are not. How do you know …

By Maureen Summit
Maureen Summit Graduate Staff Assistant
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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These …

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Proven Ways to Demonstrate Your Leadership Skills Without the Experience

For your next position, you’re looking for a management role. You know you could lead a team of people, devising strategy and inspiring them to do their best work. 

There’s only one problem: you haven’t actually been a leader before. 

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Make Your CV Work for You

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If you have applied for a position and have been asked to submit a CV, you might be asking, “What is a curriculum vitae?” In the past, you only submitted …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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