I need a CV. What’s a CV?

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From the Purdue Online Writing Lab:

… the curriculum vitae is, as its name suggests, an overview of your life’s accomplishments, most specifically those that are relevant to the academic realm. In the United States, the curriculum vitae is used almost exclusively when one is pursuing an academic job. The curriculum vitae is a living document, which will reflect the developments in a scholar/teacher’s career, and thus should be updated frequently.

Purdue Online Writing Lab. (n.d.). Writing the Curriculum Vitaehttps://owl.purdue.edu/owl/job_search_writing/resumes_and_vitas/writing_the_cv.html

In academic settings, you may need to develop a CV to submit for jobs, awards, scholarships, funding, to give to potential supervisors, and for applying to graduate schools. This document is similar in intent to a resume, but should show your progression and the development of your skills as you go through your discipline or program.

The Graduate Student Representatives from the Canadian Psychological Association have taken the time to develop a CV Workshop, which the PSA hosted in March of 2021 and 2022. Below you can find a link to the presentation slides, resources to help you, as well as a CV Template that you can begin to fill out with all of your progress!

A preview of the CV Template Document

Click here to download the CV Template Document developed by Michelle Paluszek and Hugh McCall

Click here to view the CV Workshop presentation slides

Click here for information on how to prepare a CV

Click here for helpful tips from the APS

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