The sample CVs below have been created by Careers and Employability Service staff to offer ideas on how you can develop your CV. Samples have been created for a range of degree subjects and types of application. Don't worry if your degree subject is not listed - the samples are only intended to act as a guide and you should be able to adapt any of the CVs to suit your circumstances.
All student names and contact details mentioned in the CVs are entirely fictional.

Example CVs

Sample CV - Part-time jobs

This is a sample one-page CV for a first year Mathematics student who is applying for a part-time job.

Sample CV - Part-time jobs (with skills section)

This is a sample one-page CV for a Business Management and Mathematics student who is looking for a part-time job. The CV includes a skills section.

Sample CV - Accountancy (3rd year)

This is a sample CV for a third year Accountancy student who is looking to obtain a Summer Internship.

Sample CV - Biochemistry (MSci) (3rd year)

This is a sample CV for a third year MSci Biochemistry student who is trying to secure an industrial placement (which forms a component of her course).

Sample CV - Chemistry (5th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year Chemistry student.

Sample CV - Computing Science (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year Computing Science student.

Sample CV - Economics (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a fourth year Economics student.

Sample CV - Education (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a (mature) final year BEd student who will be taking up either a probation post as a Primary Teacher or seeking supply teaching posts.

Sample CV - Engineering (BEng) (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year BEng student.

Sample CV - Engineering (MEng) (3rd year)

This is a sample CV for a third year MEng student applying for relevant work experience.

Sample CV - English (4th year) for careers in Publishing

This is a sample CV for a final year English student who is applying for jobs in Publishing.

Sample CV - Geography (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a Geography student who is interested in a career in Conservation Work.

Sample CV - History (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year History student who is interested in a career in Library/ Archive work.

Sample CV - Languages (5th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year Modern Languages student.

Sample CV - LLB

This is a sample CV for an LLB student applying for a traineeship with a law firm.

Sample CV - Music (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year BMus student who is seeking a post as an Instrumental Instructor.

Sample CV - Politics and IR (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year Politics and IR student.

Sample CV - Psychology (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year Psychology student who is interested in a career as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist.

Sample CV - Sports Science (2nd year)

This is a sample CV for a second year Sports Science student who is applying for work experience.

Sample CV - Theology (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year Theology student.

Sample CV - Zoology (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a Zoology student.

Sample CV - LLM

This is a sample CV for a student studying for an LLM (Oil and Gas) and looking to pursue a career in Contracts Management.

Sample CV - MBA

This is a sample CV for an MBA student from Nigeria, who is interested in a career in Finance.

Sample CV - MSc Environmental Science

This is a sample CV for a student studying for an MSc in Environmental Science.

Sample CV - MSc Human Nutrition

This is a sample CV for an MSc Human Nutrition student.

Sample CV - MSc Integrated Petroleum Geoscience

This is a sample CV for a student studying for an MSc in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience.

Sample CV - MSc Oil and Gas Engineering

This is a sample CV for an MSc Oil and Gas Engineering student.

Sample CV - MSc Real Estate

This is a sample CV for an MSc Real Estate student who is interested in a career as a Chartered Surveyor.

Sample CV - MLitt The Novel

This is a sample CV for an MLitt The Novel postgraduate student.

Sample CV - PhD Neuroscience with Psychology

This is a sample Neuroscience with Psychology CV for a PhD student who is applying for a research vacancy.

Examples for Researchers (vitae.ac.uk)

The Vitae website contains an extensive list of example CVs for Researchers. You will need to register on the Vitae website to access this content (no payment required).