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CV Workshop - Feb. 26

 

Meeting summary:
A hands-on workshop to give your CV a facelift, or an opportunity to prepare a 1- or 2-page biographical sketch suitable for grant proposal submissions.


Handouts/Resources:

Useful Web sites:

  • Science Careers - collections of articles, search-enabled job listings, and the ability to post "position wanted" ads.
  • How to Craft a Winning Résumé offers many links about applying for jobs and CV tips. Their additional articles feature academic CVs.
  • Science's Next Wave
  • Tips for a Successful CV by Sarah Webb is an especially nice overview with a list of do's and don'ts, as well as tips for managing your CV over the course of your career.
  • Chronicle Careers provides articles, search-enabled job listings, and the ability to post "position wanted" ads.
  • The CV Doctor Returns, which helps readers put together a document that demonstrates their record and showcases their potential in a way that is clear and appealing without being gimmicky. This site features example CVs for different positions and disciplines, including tips for administrators, fine arts, biomedical sciences, and social sciences.
  • Community of Science provides a Web workspace for Expertise profile holders, with many features to help you promote your work and manage your resume/CV.

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