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


Mar. 17, 2021, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location



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. This workshop will demystify the process of creating and using resumes and CV’s. 

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

Professional Development Academy Program: PGCPP

Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep

Learning Experience:

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Early-Mid-Late Master’s, Early-Mid-Late Doctoral


  • Nicole Thomas, Graduate Student, Graduate Research Assistant, GPSA Secretary
  • Amy Pourciau, Director of Learning and Talent Development at Scientific Games
  • Joseph Protopapa, Director of Career & Professional Development, Lee Business School
  • Jessica Soria, Graduate Student, Graduate Research Assistant

Admission Information

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

Contact Information

Grad Rebel

External Sponsor

Graduate College