Example CVs

Template CV

Create your own CV using our customisable CV template.

Example CVs

Chronological (Standard) CV

Here is an example of a Chronological CV in which the information is arranged under general headings (Education, Work Experience, etc.) and set out chronologically thereafter with the most recent events first. This is the most common format for current students and recent graduates.

Skills-based CV

Here is an example of a skills-based CV in which all information is analysed for evidence of the most relevant skills for the job and then arranged under skills headings. Skills-based CVs can be particularly effective for mature students and career changers.

Academic CV

Here is an example of an Academic CV used when applying for postgraduate positions. Often includes Publications and Conference Presentations sections.

Single Page CV

Here is an example of a CV to use when an employer has specifically requested a single page application

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