CV and cover letter templates

cv and cover templates

Templates to create your own CV and cover letter, plus examples of CVs and cover letters.

Use our templates to create your CV and cover letter. You'll need to save these to your computer.

To create a CV online and save it to your account, use our CV Builder.


Skills-focused CV for changing careers or gaps in work history

Use our skills-focused CV template if you:

  • have gaps between jobs
  • don't have much work history
  • are returning to the workforce after a break
  • are changing to a new career.

Get information on how to describe skills in your CV:

Skills-focused CV for school leavers

Use our skills-focused school leaver CV template if you:

  • are about to leave school
  • have recently left school

Work-focused CV for career progression

Use our work-focused CV template if you:

  • want to highlight your work experience and career progression
  • are changing to a similar job
  • are progressing to a higher level role.

Te reo Māori CV

Specialist CVs

Some careers require a particular style of CV.

Check out the links below for information on how to create CVs for:

  • academic careers
  • creative careers
  • engineering careers
  • health careers
  • legal careers
  • teaching careers.

Cover letter template and example

Use our cover letter template to create your cover letter. You'll need to save this to your computer.

Updated 3 Sep 2020