A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume provides an overview of a person's education, academic and industry experience, some of his qualifications, research interests and a list of his references. A CV may be optimized and edited to highlight some parts of the CV to be presented into a research institute ...

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Is it ok to mention assistance in grant writing on your CV?

On behalf of my advisor, I recently wrote a grant to obtain some specialized and expensive hardware. Is it ok to mention this on my CV, even though the grant is in my advisor's name and if yes, what ...
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Should I apply for a PhD position with required programming skills which I do not have?

I did my master's thesis last month and have seen one excellent PhD position in my field. The title and the project description was very close to my master's thesis. My master's thesis relates to one ...
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What do search committees really read in a CV during initial screening for a faculty position?

Faculty positions are very competitive, and each advertisement should roughly receive hundreds of applications. I think search committees cannot spend more than 1 min reading each CV during the ...
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How should I list the conferences and courses I attend as an undergrad student to my CV?

This is not really a duplicate of this question: Should I list conferences I attended on my CV? I just finish my bachelor and trying to apply to a grad school. Of course, my CV is weak and strong ...
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Should I give partly score of my English certification in my CV?

I am writing a CV to get admission of a scholarship to study a PhD program in the US. My IELTS score is quite low, only 6.5/9, just enough to pass the door. However, my reading score is quite high, ...
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If you work at a university and take courses, is the degree the same?

I know someone who works at a university and is considering taking courses there (which the university allows and subsidizes for its employees). If they take enough courses to make up a masters ...
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Which of the items below are worth mentioning in my admission documents?

I really worried about what should I write in my admission documents, such as resume/CV, statement of purpose, informal email communications with professors. From the list below, please tell me what ...
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Value of listing OEIS contributions on an academic CV

The Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS) is a large online database of number sequences. It's popular among professional and amateur mathematicians, and its entries are widely cited. Like ...
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Can I hide my bachelor and master degrees in CV when I apply for a PhD position?

I have 1 Bachelors degree and 2 Masters degrees. They are in different subjects, not closely related. I am now planning to apply for a PhD program. Question: Do you think that I can only mention the ...
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Should I put future talks on my CV?

I am a Ph.D. student in mathematics, and I am currently applying for jobs. There are some talks that I will be giving later this month and the next few months. Should I put future, confirmed talks on ...
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How to tailor cv for travel grant applications

Can anyone advise on how to tailor a CV for travel grant applications? I've seen a number of computer science conferences and workshops where the application for travel grants consists of simply ...
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What change should I make in my current resume before submitting it for Graduate school transfer application?

I will be completing my first semester at a Graduate school in 3 months and I have planned to take a transfer to another school in Fall semester. I need to update my current resume that I need to send ...
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When listing refereed papers in a CV, should I highlight my name in authors lists? [duplicate]

I am experimental physics grad student updating my CV / publications/talks list in preparation for applying to postdoctoral positions. In my refereed publications list, while a few of the most recent ...
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Can I omit my undergraduate school from my CV?

I noticed some prominent academics omit where they got their undergraduate degrees from in a CV (I am sure it's not a case where they never earned an undergraduate degree at all; those people also ...
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Is attending an academic conference beneficial if you are not presenting any paper? Does it reflect well in your CV?

I have recently been given an opportunity to attend a conference on Robotics although I don't have any paper to present. The registration fee is around 7k. Before spending such an amount, I wanted to ...
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Education sections in an Job Application Form

I'm trying to fill in an Application Form for a position as a Spanish Teacher in United Kingdom, and I came accross these 2 sections: Educational/Training and Academic qualifications and Further ...
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Academic Curriculum Vitae Template (possibly in LaTeX) [closed]

It seems that I'll have to prepare my first academic curriculum vitae within few weeks. However, I lack a good template to use to organize it. Question: Could you suggest an easy to read yet ...
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Should I retract an article published in a disreputable journal?

I was published by the IJARCS in 2011 (International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science) and was wondering if I should retract my article due to the journal being disreputable. I am ...
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Can co-first authors’ positions be swapped in a CV?

Some papers have co-first authors, which are supposed to have contributed equally. However, there is still an order issue. Imagine a paper co-authored by A, B, and C. The paper goes like: ...
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I have an unfinished translation of a speciality book. Should I write this down on my CV/SOP?

When I was working on my dissertation, I had translated some first chapters of a book that I was using into my native language. The reasons I do this because I could consider myself pretty good at ...
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Internal transfer student; resume states my GPA as the average of my new program. Am I lying? [duplicate]

I used to be in Physics (4 years). My GPA was low (~2.5) because I hated it and was partly forced into it. I transferred to Computer engineering after 4 years of Chemistry. I have a 3.4 in my new ...
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How should I state a 'PhD dropout' in my CV? [duplicate]

I was a final year PhD student (into the last quarter of year 4) in cancer research (passed my qualifying 2 yrs back) but was let go thereafter due to 'unsatisfactory progress' as my data is not ...
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Should expository papers (e.g., in American Math Monthly) be listed in CV under Publications?

Should expository papers (e.g., in American Math Monthly) be listed in CV as if they are regular publications? These are usually not totally original research papers. For example, this is the ...
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Listing “Note” Publications in CV

In some journals, "notes" are original research papers that are not significant enough to be a "regular contribution". If I've published a note, can I list it in my CV as if it is a regular ...
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How should I state my masters degree in my CV if I finished the program, but the ceremony won't be held for several months?

I'm currently updating my CV because recently I finished a master program. although the ceremony is going to be on March, I don't have the diploma yet. How should I state this in my CV?
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Where to Place Master-class Certificates in Curriculum Vitae?

I shall soon get my degree in Biochemistry. Recently I attended several professional master-classes on film-making and producing, and now I want to get a MA in Film. For this masters, my CV is needed. ...
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Listing languages in CV

I study in a field that is not related to languages. Should I put languages that I can speak into my CV? Other than English, I can speak my native language, and two other languages that I've learned ...
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Figures of Merit (Erdős number) in Resume/CV

I've noticed recently that colleagues, friends, and others seeking employment, have shown, among other things, their Erdős number on their resume/CV. I've also seen some put down their h-index, or ...
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What is an “L.Mgt” qualification?

I'm a software engineer in the process of building an information system for a UK university, and one of the staff members' (whose details I have to house in the system) highest qualification level is ...
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Should a CV have footnotes containing links to proof of achievements?

I'm writing my resume for an internship and I was wondering if footnotes that cite proof of my achievements are necessary? For instance, I was a finalist in a programming competition last year and the ...
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Is it more acceptable to list interview talks on CV if they're also part of a seminar series?

Consider someone invited on a job interview (in the sciences) at a university or a national lab or something of that sort with a regular seminar series. As part of the interview, the person is asked ...
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Is it useful for a student trying to get an undergraduate research position to have a personal website?

I'm studying a Bachelor in Engineering Physics undergraduate program and I know that most of the people that does research or that teaches have his/her personal website with their publications and ...
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Should postdoc be listed under Employment and or Education on CV?

From what I have seen, most people list postdocs under Employment/Experience on their CV. But recently I saw one that listed a postdoc under Employment and Education. Is this typical/appropriate? ...
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how to add a timeline to my cv?

I had my CV reviewed by an academic professor, and she advised me to put a timeline on my CV. The problem is that after I ended up my bachelor studies, I spent some years working because I was the ...
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Should you list undergraduate work on your CV?

Specifically, I'm worried about my first few publications listed on my CV being undergraduate work because: A) It might not be of my own inspiration, and I'm just tagging along with someone else's ...
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Should scholarship/fellowship monetary amount be listed in CV?

I know there are similar questions but here I would like to focus on scholarships and fellowships that pay tuition and/or a stipend. This is for a CV for PhD or scholarship/fellowship applications, so ...
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put the non English conference article on Google Scholar Or Academia edu Or Research Gate profile

Is it OK to put your non English internal conference or journal paper on Google scholar? and also change the title of it to its English title?
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Indicate Journal name for “under review” and “accepted/in press” publications on CV

there are similar questions on how to list on CV publications that have not passed the accepted or in press stage when applying to junior research positions ( PhD/postdoc). I am not clear if such ...
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What's in a 'vita'?

A professor agreed to write me a letter of recommendation for a military program. He said 'yeah, send me a vita'. What is a vita?
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A site about “Further works” is how much useful? [closed]

I am bioinformatician. Together with friends, we are thinking about a site that every researcher introduce his(her) works, and suggest further works, based on that work. Other people can give negative ...
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Why is the CV needed for graduate application

Why do graduate schools ask for a CV to be included in the application? Do they look for anything else besides publications and work experience?
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Can I add dropbox links to my resume for graduate school applications?

I am applying for Masters in ECE, since setting up a personal website at short notice is impossible,I wanted to provide dropbox links in my CV. For example: Worst Outgoing Student Award ...
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Should I write IEEE membership in my CV?

Does it worth to add IEEE membership to my CV? It seems every body can pay a fee and become an IEEE member.
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Different CV for applying to university and applying to fellowship?

After reading through all (yes, all) questions in the cv tag, I have a thought that CVs for applying to a position of a university are different to CVs for applying to a fellowship. When applying to a ...
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Should I list my work as dissertation or conference paper?

I have a dissertation under the supervision of my advisor. Then my university hosted a conference and we decided to make it a paper. The paper will soon publish on the conference's website, but it ...
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Should I start my CV by telling about myself?

Currently, in my CV, the first section is the About me section. It goes like this (I'll reserve the format of the text): Broad knowledge, is why my friends are proud of me. Never stops asking ...
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Should academic CVs include reviewing, non-academic service, hobbies and languages?

Do you suggest adding these to an academic CV? Review journals/conferences. Can adding such information creates negative issues or it would only have positive impression? Non-academic service: ...
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Including unpublished manuscript with CV?

Should I attach my soon-to-be-published manuscript when submitting my CV? I've just recently submitted my first paper to a scientific journal and want to apply for an internship at a certain ...
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How much research experience to include on a CV?

Do I have to include all of my research projects on my CV? Because I have worked in ten different labs (mostly projects from undergrad), and most of my projects and publications are completely ...
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Add a Collaborative Report in my CV

I'm applying to a PhD program in Biostatistics. 2 years ago I was member of a team crew hired by the UN to write a report on security. This report was published last year and has my name on it in the ...