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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Shall I include a list of workshops and conferences attended during my UG in my 4 page CV?

I'm currently applying for US graduate programs (doctoral study in Molecular biology). I'm asked to submit a maximum of 3-4 page CV. I have participated in nearly 20 workshops and conferences in my 3 ...
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Should I add Guest Lecturer experience in my CV?

As a PhD student I have been invited to give a guest lecture in an MSc in my university in another department. Should I add this to my CV if I intend to apply for academic jobs? If so, what should ...
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If a postdoc is interested to apply for a future professorship in his/her current institution. What should she/he do in the postdoc research period?

Based on the discussion in a previous question Apply for assistant/associate professor at same institution as postdoc? If someone is interested to apply for a future assistant/associate professorship ...
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Should I mention that I worked as a professional online poker player on my university application?

I'm 27 years old and I'm applying to university. On the applications it ask the student to list activities and employment during time away from school. I played online poker for living for ≈4 years, ...
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Academic cv items: chronological order or most recent first?

I'm curious about the common practices. I'm compiling an (academic) cv. Should I order items chronologically or place the most recent first? What are the considerations? Edit: And does the ...
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Is a short CV problematic?

I am currently an undergraduate student in mathematics, applying for graduate programs. To this end, I need to create a CV. I have no research experience, no scholarships/awards, no ...
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How to deal with post-high-school gap in CV?

I am currently finishing my undergraduate degree, and I am working on my CV for graduate school applications. After High School, I spent ~1.5 years traveling, mostly by myself, and with no notable ...
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Putting future TA position on my CV

I am writing my CV for an application for a graduate program. The application process starts in February and the graduate program begins in September. I recently accepted a position as a teaching ...
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How to describe teaching experience on an Industry Resume

Does anyone have any advice for how to describe teaching experience on an industry resume? Based on this question we all think it is valuable, but how would you frame it if you were applying to a job ...
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Would a high stack exchange rep make a difference in a job interview?

So, quick background information. I am a PhD student in mathematics going into graph theory. I hope to either do a post-doc or (hopefully!) get a tenure-track position at a research-oriented ...
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I am part of a “study team” that authored a paper. How do I list in in my CV?

I was a member of a study team that produced a couple of research papers. The authors of the paper are, for example: Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, John Smith and The ABC Study Investigators In ...
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Is it appropriate to put talks that are not related to research, but given at an academic institution, on a CV?

I've given a talk at an academic institution that is not related at all to my math research. Is it appropriate to put talks that are not related to research, but given at an academic institution, on ...
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How do I express a degree on my CV that I have completed but have not been awarded?

I have completed all the requirements for an M.S. degree and have filed the appropriate paperwork. All I have left to do is walk at the end of this semester. I want to put this on my CV, but it seems ...
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What to put on my CV while I'm waiting to hear thesis committee's decision?

I just handed in my Msc thesis, but it hasn't been accepted yet. I expect it will be. I've since started my PhD. What should I put on my CV?
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Color CV vs black and white CV

I see most people use a black and white academic CV. Will it be any problem if I use a color CV like this template, which is mostly monochrome but uses blue in some places. (I am applying for ...
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I have no publications or professional experience, will my short CV look bad for US graduate admissions?

Generally, it is a requirement to add CV in the graduate application, where they suggest to add professional experiences, journal articles info and research works details. The problem is that, I ...
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Should I include test scores and recommender information given elsewhere in my application in my CV for graduate admissions?

All of the universities I am applying to require a CV as part of the application process. As I am requesting the recommender from the on-line application and also giving the test scores there, is it ...
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Should I mention submitted conference paper in CV?

I am from computer science field specifically from Computer Vision field. I need suggestion if I should list my paper which I submitted but not yet got any acceptance/rejection. I am more confused due ...
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Should I include self-studied courses/topics in undergraduate resume?

I'm preparing my resume for internship application. I have already included courses that I emphasized more on (reading extra advanced material outside of the course's material scope). I read lots of ...
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In a CV, how do I list a PhD with completed viva?

I have recently successfully completed my PhD Viva at a UK university. This means that my PhD project is formally over and I have a formal promise from the university that I will be awarded a PhD, ...
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How would you cite in your CV a “Meet Our Editorial Board Member”?

How would you cite in your CV a "Meet Our Editorial Board Member"? For instance: http://benthamscience.com/journals/current-bioinformatics/volume/10/issue/3/page/241/ It has DOI, therefore it must ...
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Should I put funded projects/grants on my CV where I am not PI?

I helped writing some project/grant applications. In those applications, I am not the PI and not a funded member. Still, I am listed as an external collaborator, or a person of interest, or potential ...
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StackExchange Rank in Resume? [duplicate]

I'm ranked as one of top 4% users of Data Science Stackexchange. I'm applying for a PhD program in related field. Shall I mention my Stackexchange rank in my resume? If yes under what title?
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Leaving PhD in the 6th year and apply for a new PhD program

I am a 6-year PhD student in Computer Engineering in a country from Asia. My research field is Bioinformatics which was really hard to me the other day, but now, I love it and I have much experience ...
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What is the difference between CV and Resume?

I'm applying to some schools in US for my PhD studies. In the application form there are two different places for uploading CV and Resume. What is the difference between them?
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Does getting a request to review from a professor count me as a reviewer?

I got a request to help comment on a paper in a journal from a professor. It's an informal request -- the professor is the one who officially reviews the paper. Can I put "reviewer" in my CV or not?
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How to list both journals and conferences on your CV when you have worked in two fields with different publication cultures?

I used to be in a field where journals were much more prestigious than conferences, so I kept journals and conferences in separate sections (assuming that people would care a lot less about the ...
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Which scholarships should be on my CV?

I am dressing up my CV for graduate school admissions (Asian studies). I have included my merit-based scholarships in "Awards." However, is it also appropriate to list scholarships that I have been ...
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High grade/GPA versus finishing studies in the expected timeframe

Situation: Where I study (edit: Greece) we are generally not expected to pass all lessons on the first attempt (it is very rare actually) and often we fail multiple times before we can pass them. It ...
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Is it appropriate to mention one's religion in an academic CV?

I recently moved to a Nordic country in an academic position. For my first grant application, I collaborated with other researchers at the university. As I was submitting the proposal along with the ...
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Including “Best in show” type award for a conference paper on CV

I work in industry, but come from an academic background. We publish several papers a year in journals and conference proceedings. I'm also preparing a new CV for academic purposes. Earlier this year, ...
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What should go in a CV for first teaching position at a community college?

I am looking to apply for a teaching position near my town at a local community college. It's a part time position teaching mathematics (and from my research its up to highschool/first year calculus). ...
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CV and personal statement mutually exclusive?

Should the CV and statement of purpose for grad school be mutually exclusive, in particular if something is already in my CV, is it not necessary to mention it in the statement of purpose? For ...
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Grad Application: Does a bad exchange semester matter?

My grades in my home university are good but I went to a top university in Europe for exchange during spring term in my junior year, and I did a poor job there. I took four courses at graduate level ...
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PhD Student reapplying to other PhD program, what to indicate in CV?

My advisor decided to move to Industry and it is likely that he might not come back. I do not have an option of continuing with my current PhD program or finding a co-supervisor as suggested. I am in ...
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Do admissions care about one's minor?

If I am a biology major from a lower tier liberal arts school, and I wanted to make myself more attractive for future applications( ie: grad school, job listings), should I bother obtaining a minor in ...
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What should be included in a CV for a PhD application? [duplicate]

I am writing a CV for applying to PhD positions. I was wondering what does the typical admitted student's CV contain? At the moment, my CV has the following elements: Personal information Contact ...
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Should I mention industrial experience in an academic CV when applying for a PhD?

I have about six years of entry-level experience in a certain field acquired before entering university and during its first years. Should I mention such experience when applying for a PhD? By now I ...
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How do I refer to my PhD studies in my CV; under education or experience?

I am currently updating my CV before applying for postdoc positions (and grants) and got a bit puzzled about a small but possibly important detail. The chapters I have on my CV are Education, ...
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CV and PI for a Master in Germany

I recently finished Medical School and I'm interested in getting into a MSc program in Cognitive Neurosciences in Germany. Regarding my CV, what should I emphasize? I only have two articles in press ...
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How much professional development should I share on my CV?

I am currently in the process of applying to Ph.D. programs in sociology and, as such, have started compiling my CV to accompany applications. As an M.A. student, I only have one publication to date ...
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Should I mention the reason I changed labs so often on my C.V. and/or cover letter? (Due to lack of funding)

I have changed labs 5 times in the past 13 years as a research lab technician. Every time the reason was only because a lab ran out of funding. Unless the recruiter contacts my references, they might ...
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When applying for a higher education job, do I need to list my bachelors?

If I did a bachelors a long time ago in an unrelated field and I am applying for a job that requires a PhD And a Master's should I put the bachelor's degree? Is it necessary?
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What category in my C.V. should I put papers where I've contributed but was not listed as an author, nor in acknowledgments?

I performed a small set of experiments for a few published papers. The authors of these papers decided that my work was not significant enough to warrant my name on the papers. I am not mentioned in ...
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Can it hurt to put my GRE score on my resume?

If my score is good and if I'm applying for an MS program in Europe, can it give me any kind of edge? The university I'm applying to requires GRE scores for certain programs but not the one I'm ...
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Should I use a not-self-hosted website for both blogging and collecting academic materials?

Several researchers in my subfield (and in mathematics in general) use not-self-hosted wordpress.com subdomains for their 'professional blog' (to blog about their research, their latest papers, or any ...
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How to address title-field inconsistency?

I have recently defended my thesis in Sweden and started to look for positions, pretty much anywhere. As a part of the process I am currently trying to update and freshen my CV, linked-in profile etc. ...
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A term similar to “ABD” for PhD student who's completed all coursework but neither comprehensive exams nor dissertation?

Is there a term similar to "ABD" (All But Dissertation) that denotes a PhD student who has completed all coursework, but who hasn't taken comprehensive exams and of course hasn't done the ...
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I've applied an intership to prepare for grad school, but the acceptance result won't be sent before the deadline. Should I mention it in my SOP?

If everything goes smoothly, then before going to the grad school in fall next year, I will have an three-month long internship. The problem is, the admittance result will come after the deadline of ...
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Should I mention that I'm currently studying in CV?

I'm currently taking course in Business Intelligence and writing a CV to apply for jobs. Should I mention the fact that I'm currently taking this course in my CV? Since I have no previous work ...