Presentation on theme: "+ Curriculum Vitae (CV). + What is a CV? The term “curriculum vitae” comes from the Latin Curriculum (course) and Vitae (life): The course of one’s life."— Presentation transcript:
+ Curriculum Vitae (CV)
+ What is a CV? The term “curriculum vitae” comes from the Latin Curriculum (course) and Vitae (life): The course of one’s life. A Curriculum Vitae includes a summary of your educational and academic backgrounds as well as teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards, honors, affiliations and other details. It is similar to a résumé. It can be used to secure a job but it’s used primarily when applying for academic, education or scientific research positions as well as fellowships or grants (hint: financial aid for college).
+ Objective + Requirements To prepare and format a working list of accomplishments and strong points for future education and employment CVs must be at least 2 pages. Subheadings with an asterisk (*) are optional for inclusion on the final product. You must include a minimum of 7 sections. The final product should be typed, professional looking, uploaded to turnitin.com and on time.
+ Resume vs. curriculum vitae Content all- inclusive summaryarea-specific Length Short As long as it needs to be Purpose To get employment (or interview) To detail background and and qualifications
+ Curriculum Vita (vitae) Note “vitae” (vee-tie or vee-te) is the plural form; “vita” (vee-tuh) is singular
+ Why work on this now??? Time goes by fast… Helps you organize important things for your future career (which organizations to join; what is missing…. Assists in setting goals…. Assists in getting letters of recommendations or applying for other programs/committees
+ CV section subheadings Personal Details Personal attributes and strengths Experience, skills, and language Achievements and honors Community Involvement Job History* Education, qualifications, and certifications Hobbies and interests References
+ Using Action verbs Use action verbs when writing the phrases to describe yourself, strengths, achievements, etc. on the CV worksheet Action Verbs give your resume power and direction.
+ Action verbs Creative skills illustrated instituted integrated introduced invented originated performed planned revitalized shaped acted conceptualized created designed developed directed established fashioned founded