Understand Curriculum Vitae Fundamentals to Write a Resume


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Understanding the curriculum vitae (CV)

- [Voiceover] Ask three people on the street in America what a CV is. You'll get four different answers. Your answer will probably depend on the country you live in and the profession you are in. So what is a CV? Is there a difference between a CV and a resume? And, if so, what are those differences? CV stands for the Latin expression curriculum vitae, or vee-tye depending on where you live. Which means "course of life." If you live in any part of Europe, you probably never use the word "resume." Or if you do, the terms "resume" and "CV" can pretty much be used interchangeably.

If you're in the United States, like I am, you may have a sketchy idea of what a CV is. CVs, as they're used in America, are most often used for vocations such as research, academics, international, education, medicine, or when you're applying for grants or fellowships. American CVs are usually very involved, detailed, and much longer than the more customary resume. Of course, the...

Understanding the curriculum vitae (CV)
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