Your CV should
give a full breakdown of the modules and projects you have studied, or are
currently studying, as part of your degree.
Make sure you tailor your CV to the role that
you’re applying for by ensuring that the examples you use from work and
education reveal as many of the required skills, behaviours and motivations as
possible. Include examples that highlight your focus on safe working practices.
Keep the text specific, concise, relevant and as recent as possible.
Before you submit your CV make sure you check
it carefully – and then check it again. If there are mistakes you will come
across as careless and will jeopardise that crucial first impression. Take a
copy of your CV when you go for interview so that you know exactly what you
Most university careers services will advise
and review your CV.
A note on online application forms
A good online application requires the same
preparation and quality as a paper CV. The system will usually allow you to
register and create an account, so you can save and return to your online form.
That way you don’t have to complete everything in one sitting. Bear in mind
that online forms should be just as formal as CVs. Take the time to check it
carefully to make sure you’ve tailored your experience to the job and the