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vitae, or CVs, as these documents are also known, have widespread
use overseas, where they are preferred to resumes.
the United States, however, resumes are most often used.
That said, CVs are warranted under the following
jobseeker is in an academic field (college or university
professor), and is seeking
a teaching position.
The candidate is in employed in research, medicine,
or a similar discipline and is seeking
a residency, fellowship, or admission into a program
The candidate has been published numerous times
and has made many presentations, with details of these
included in the document.
between CVs and Resumes
CVs tend to be more comprehensive in the data
provided to the hiring
This is especially true of CVs used for distribution
overseas, where the inclusion of personal information
(date of birth, marital status, religious affiliation,
nationality, country of birth, etc.) is required.
Whereas resumes rarely exceed two pages in length,
CVs can run from 10 to 15 pages and longer.
to use a resume or a CV
generally speaking, a resume is preferred over a CV in the
United States, unless the hiring authority specifically
requests a CV.
Vitae Sample One – Research Fellow
Vitae Sample Two – for admission into Ph.D. program in Social
Vitae Sample Three – for fellowship in Endocrinology