CSoI CV and Resume Module
Your first impression when applying to a new position, whether in academia or industry, is often through the CV or resume that you submit to the job advertisement. Thus it is important to present yourself in manner where the search committee will want to interview you and ideally hire you for the position to which you applied.
Upon completion of this module you will have provided information on:
- Difference between a CV and resume
- What to include on your CV (or resume)
- "Statement of Research Interests" and "Statement of Teaching Interests"
- Considerations for job interviews
- Letters of application
This Module consists of 4 parts:
- Take the CSoI CV/Resume Writing workshop * (next session will be listed when available) -OR- an approved resume writing workshop at your home institution
- Have your CV or resume reviewed by a fellow CSoI student or post-doc. Be sure to send a copy of your final CV or resume to the CSoI Diversity Director, along with a short summary of how you applied the information you learned from this module to your proposal.
- Act as a reviewer for a draft version of one of your colleague's CV's or resumes.
- Read "Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond" (available online for free)
*Next CSoI CV/Resume Writing Workshop - TBA
There are a multitude of resources available to help you with your career goals, including Career Centers and Writing Labs at your institution. We have complied some of these resources below.
Career Centers at CSoI institutions
- Purdue Online Writing Lab
- Purdue University Center for Career Opportunities (CCO)
- Bryn Mawr Career Development Services
- MIT Global Education & Career Development
- UC San Diego Career Services Center
- UC Berkeley Career Center
- Princeton Office of Career Services
- Howard University Center for Career Education, Development & Research
- Stanford Career Development Center
- The Career Center at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign