Welcome to Career Path!

The objectives of this site are :
  • To describe the layout, format, content, language and styles of a resume (US) / CV (UK) and a cover letter (US) / covering letter (UK) to help you acquire the skill of writing YOUR resume/CV and cover(ing) letter in English, according to the basic conventions used in the U.S. and the U.K. Besides this description, there are concrete examples of each part of the resume and complete examples of CVs and cover letters at the end.
  • To give you the language that can be used to describe YOURSELF in terms of YOUR skills, knowledge, or qualities in the context of writing a resume/CV. You may also need to re-use this language in the context of an interview for which another on_line guide is in preparation.
  • To serve as a reference for future use as YOU will have to modify YOUR resume/CV and cover(ing) letter depending on the job, company or position, you are interested in.
  • For proofreading of your CV and other communications please contact your teacher or one of the assigned permanent staff
This site is especially aimed at first year and second year engineering and management students at Télécom Ecole de Management & Telecom SudParis. But others may also find it useful, as may international organisations and transnational corporations.

For CVs and letters in German see here. For CVs and letters in Spanish see here.

How can you listen to sounds on this site:


On this site you will also be able to hear the pronounciation of some words. That is why there is a player at the bottom of most pages. These words appear in blue. Click here for an example. Here is how it works:

ukflagWhen you roll over a blue link, if this icon appears it means by clicking on it you can hear the British pronounciation of the word.
usflagWhen you roll over a blue link, if this icon appears it means by clicking on it you can hear the North American pronounciation of the word.
us/ukflagWhen you roll over a blue link, if this icon appears it means by clicking on it you can hear a pronounciation that is both North American and British.
PlayThis is on the player at the bottom of the page, if you have just listenend to a sound and that you want to hear it again, you can press this button instead of cliking on the previous link.
StopThis is on the player at the bottom of the page. Some sound files are quite long, if you don't want to hear the whole sound press this button and it will stop the sound player.
Plus or MoinsThese buttons are on the player at the bottom of the page and allow you to control the volume.
Please note that this site is updated regularly!

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