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1 Erin Jensen University of Utah Writing Center

2 CV  2 page minimum  More detailed summary of your life and background  Usually includes the following headings:  Education  Teaching experience  Research experience  Publications  Presentations  Honors  Affiliations  Awards  Used when you are applying for academic and scientific jobs. RESUME  1-2 page summary of your skills  Usually includes the following headings:  Education  Job Experience  Honors and Awards  Skills  More general usage

3  Organization  Headings  Order of the headings  Format  White space  2-3 bullet points  Standardization of format  Action Verbs   Audience  Military  Other employment  Be specific  Top down approach (you decide the order)  Most important info first  Most recent info. first

4  Career Services at the University of Utah  Examples of resumes for different majors  s.php  Templates

5 DO  Do make your resume professional  Do include relevant work experience, education, skills, etc.  Do highlight your skills  Do use bullet points DON’T  Don’t include false information  Don’t include information that you don’t want to include  Ex. Job for 2 months  Don’t include hobbies  Don’t write in paragraphs or even complete sentences

6  Used for academic and scientific jobs  Includes more details  Usually includes the following headings:  Education  Teaching experience  Research experience  Publications  Presentations  Honors  Affiliations  Awards  No standard format

7  Organize your information  Highlight your skills and accomplishments  Focus on the job listing  Format and organization  Headings  Bold, italics, underline (although not all 3 at the same time)  Professional look  Spell check/grammar check  Limit including personal information  Do not include references

8 Which one do you prefer? Why? EDUCATION Doctor of Philosophy, English, University of California Berkeley 2000 Bachelor of Arts, English, Occidental College OR EDUCATION PhD University of California, Berkeley, English, expected May 2008 BA Occidental College, English, 2000 https://career.berkeley.edu/phds/PhDCV.stm

9 C URRICULUM V ITAE FIRST AND LAST NAME 123 Street Salt Lake City, Utah Ph.D. Candidate August 2010-Present The University of Utah Anticipated Completion Date: May 2014 Department: Chemistry Specialization: Organic Advisor: Dr. Henry Johnson Ph.D. Dissertation: (include the title) Master of Science in Chemistry May 2005 Utah State University (Logan, Utah) Department: Chemistry Advisor: Bachelor of Science Degree May 2003 Minnesota State University Major:Chemistry Minor:Biology Johnson, E., Lee, B.I., & Jones, T.U. (2013). Title of articles. Journal article “ “The Bio-mechanics of cancer cells” March 2011 Intermountain Graduate Research Symposium, Logan, Utah. EDUCATIONAL HISTORY RESEARCH AND SCHOLARY PUBLICATIONS CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

10  cvsamp4.htm cvsamp4.htm  demic-c-vexample demic-c-vexample

11  Writing Center   Career Services   Meet with Career Services for one-on-one tutoring  Employer  Department/Academic Advisor


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