Each employer will have their preferred method of recruitment, but an up to date CV will form the basis of any application method. In some cases you may also be asked to share your CV to accompany an application form. Part-time roles will almost certainly ask for a CV as your declaration of interest.
Your CV is your personal marketing tool, it is important to keep this document up to date to reflect your growing experience, freshly acquired skills, a sense of your personality, and a hint to your preferred progression.
There is no one best-way to construct a CV, yours will be unique as you, but take care to follow a basic framework in our advice below to inspire your version. We also include a selection of hand-picked links and examples from professional sources:
- Constructing my CV
- CV Checklist and Action Verbs
- Skills and competencies explained
- CV Builder via the Professional Skills Hub
Below is a selection of CVs representing a range of different degree disciplines and formats. Whatever your degree subject, you can use these as a starting point for designing your own CV. You can get feedback and help with your CV (also covering letters and applications) book an appointment today.
- One page CV (Bioscience)
- Profile and skills CV (Postgraduate and Masters)
- Two-page and profile CV (Psychology)
- Technical CV (Computer Science)
- Two-page and profile CV (Ecology)
- Two-page CV (Law)