United Kingdom Curriculum Vitae (CV) Example

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The following is an example of a curriculum vitae (CV) for applying for jobs in the United Kingdom (UK). CVs are often longer than traditional resumes. While many CVs outside of the US tend to include personal information such as marital status and age, this is not required in the UK.  

United Kingdom Curriculum Vitae (CV) Example

FirstName LastName
14 Emerson Road, Preston
London, PR1 LN
Tel: 01111 111111
Mob: 0111 444444


University of Central London
May 20XX
HND in Computing
Modules include Software Development, Database Systems, Multimedia and Systems Analysis

Preston College
May 20XX
BTEC diploma in Information Technology
Modules include Business IT, Intro to Digital Design, Programming, Designing Databases and Organizations in IT.


The Salvation Army
IT Mentor Volunteer
UK, London
April 20XX - Present

My duties involve training end-users how to use and operate software applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. It also involves instructing beginners in the use of tools such as operating a keyboard and mouse. Responsible for maintenance of hardware and software used for training purposes and recommending repairs to management where appropriate.

The CarPhone Warehouse
Customer Service Advisor
UK, London
Sept 20XX - Dec 20XX

My duties involved responding positively to customers by answering enquiries in a calm and professional manner whilst dealing with customer complaints within a short timeframe.

It involved following up on enquiries to see if items were dispatched to the necessary departments. I received an annual Employee Recognition Award in 20XX from my outstanding customer service.

European Training Services
Graphic Design Intern
Czech Republic, Prague
April 20XX - July 20XX

Working at an award-winning creative design studio, my duties included creating web content, editing graphics and writing copy for clients’ websites and promotional materials.

In addition I learnt to edit web pages using applications such as Dreamweaver. As part of my internship I took Czech lessons, and conversed with my co-workers on a daily basis using Czech.

Computer Science Corporation
Triage Administrator
Dec 20XX - April 20XX

My responsibilities included monitoring allocated order queues and assigning work from the relevant queues. Other duties included entering purchase orders accurately and promptly, and meeting agreed deadlines within a short timeframe while trying to maintain a quick pace in a challenging work environment.

HM Revenue & Customs
Administrative Assistant
Dec 20XX - Dec 20XX

My duties included organising and filing paperwork, setting up mailing systems and processing backlogs of documents. In addition I learnt how to manage my time effectively and prioritize my workload and as a result of this I managed to consistently hit my targets on a daily basis.


In my leisure time and on a voluntary basis I help to edit and proofread manuscripts and documents for a nonprofit organization called The Headless Way. I enjoy reading historically biographies, and participate in triathlons.

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