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CVs

Page history last edited by Dr. Makenzie B. Lystrup 11 years, 5 months ago

CV -- Curriculum Vitae

 

A CV is a complete account of your academic career. It's longer than a resume and is more all-inclusive. For now your CV may be a little short, but it will grow with your career. Most private sector employers will want to see a resume, discussed elsewhere, but academic jobs will require a CV. For individual help, make an appointment with Valentine Roche at Career Services. Other Physics/APS students have had good experiences with her.

 

There are a lot of examples out on the web, and we have a file available on the CV and on the difference between a CV and a resume. Here are some ideas to get started:

 

NAME & CONTACT INFO

 

 

EDUCATION

degrees (e.g. BS Physics), date of degree or expected date

major GPA

classes taken, e.g. specialty classes that exhibit relevant knowledge

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

paid or volunteer, doesn't matter

project, advisor

techniques, methods used

outcomes

publications or conferences?

 

OTHER EMPLOYMENT

Jobs other than research jobs:

put down specifics of what you did, especially if those skills are transferable

 

 

SKILLS

programming languages (IDL, C, PERL, etc.), software (matlab, mathematica, etc.), operating systems (UNIX, etc.)

Electronics/lab skills

Statistical and other applied mathematical skills

Foreign languages

If you've managed a budget, this is good, too

supervising other people

communications skills -- need to be specific here (talks, teaching, publications, posters)

 

 

AWARDS, HONORS

scholarships, awards, recognitions

 

 

ACTIVITIES

professional society memberships

clubs

teaching, tutoring, mentoring, outreach, volunteer work

 

Put down everything you can possibly think of and then get feedback (in Beyond Boulder, for example) about what should stay, what should go, and how to improve the organization.

 

 

 


Disclaimer: The material on this website is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under the AAPF program. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the fellows and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

 

 

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