A physician sits at her laptop to write a curriculum vitae.

Writing a CV

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About this article

A curriculum vitae (CV) is used by professionals in the fields of academia, medicine, teaching and research. It is an overview of accomplishments relevant to the academic realm. A good CV is updated frequently and emphasizes the points considered most important in your discipline. It is also notably different than a résumé. For example, a CV generally omits objective statements or narrative profiles, which are common in a résumé.

What you´ll learn
  • The differences between a CV and a résumé
  • What information to include when updating your CV
  • Tips for describing your professional experiences and employment history
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