Your C.V. and cover letter are crucial documents in that they usually determine whether or not you will be invited for an interview. As such, they must showcase your most impressive skills and accomplishments. Therefore it is extremely important to tailor your C.V. and cover letter to the position you are targeting so employers know how your skills meet their needs.
C.V. and Cover Letter Review
You may schedule an appointment to have your C.V. or cover letter review by a Career Advisor directly through myFuture or by emailing careers.caps [at] mcgill.ca or by calling 514-398-3304
Please note that CaPS and McGill do not endorse any particular websites/services; the listing is for your information only.
C.V. and Cover Letter Guides
Consult the handouts for writing a successful C.V./résumé & cover letter.
French CV & Cover Letter Samples
- C.V. ciblé
- C.V. non-ciblé
- Lettre de Présentation
- Verbes d'action
- Liste d'aptitudes
- Modèles de CV (University of Ottawa)
- Les essentiels: CV et lettres (Université de Montréal)
- CV template websites
You can borrow books containing résumé/C.V. and cover letter samples in both English and French from the McGill Library:
If you need any assistance in translating your C.V. or cover letter from English to French or vice versa, please contact the following agencies.
- YES Montreal (Note: A fee is required for this service).