Resume or Curriculum Vitae: How to Create Them and When to Use Them


Feb. 18, 2020, 4pm to 5pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Gather 1 & 2


Resumes and curriculum vitaes (CV’s) both must provide a persuasive account of your specific skills and experiences related to the job you are applying for, but there are significant differences between the two. By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Review the difference between a resume and curriculum vitae (CV)

  • Identify resume sections and their respective content, including how to translate material from your CV to your resume

  • Identify CV sections and their respective content

  • Learn what should not be in a CV and resume

  • See example CV and resume templates

  • Workshop your own CV and/or resume

Please note, the first 20 minutes will be a workshop on resumes and CVs, followed by a panel with professional experts.

Professional Development Academy Program: Post-Graduate Career Pathways Program

Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep

Learning Experience: Lecture & Panel

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Mid, Late Master’s & Mid, Late Doctoral


  • Justin Gomez, Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development, UNLV Career Services
  • Dr. Bobbie Barnes, Assistant Professor in Residence, William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
  • Teresa Sulit, Human Resources Business Partner West Coast, Acadia Healthcare

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

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Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

UNLV Graduate College