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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How Do I Correctly State The Monetary Results Of Automating Ones Process On a Resume? [closed]

I have been an intern developer for the past 1.5 years working on a project that I am finishing up. I was told by my IT Director that the persons process I automated made ALOT of money and that I ...
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What do I need other than a good GRE subject test score to get a masters in biotechnology? [closed]

I'm a computer science major specializing in networks and communication. I'm looking at genetics,molecular biology or pharmacology as choices and not computational biology.
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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 ...
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Are practical experiences as valuable as academic research experiences?

I'm a non-U.S undergraduate Computer Science student and I want to get admission from an eminent U.S university for M.Sc./PHD. In my experiences, there are lots of practical records. From about 10 ...
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Can my CV for PhD applications include a photo? [duplicate]

Title says it all. By "a photo", I definitely mean a formal and proper one. Are applicants encouraged to do so?
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How should I facilitate a panel discussion?

I've been asked to facilitate a panel discussion at a conference I'm presenting a paper at in a few weeks, and I'm thrilled at the idea, but I really have no idea what to do. I've never facilitated a ...
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Can you list a “last-minute” invited talk on your CV?

A session at an annual professional society meeting that I regularly help to organize includes an "invited" talk to anchor the session. Some years, the invited speaker is unable to attend the meeting ...
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Should I list all of my scientific writings and technical reports (including those written for coursework) on my resume?

I am an undergrad preparing my resume for grad school application. During my undergrad I have done many projects, including a few real research projects and also those for courses as final projects, ...
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Is participating in professional meetings helpful from a CV point of view?

My professional society (a physical sciences one), arrange an annual meeting where almost 10,000 people attend and almost one third of them present. The benefits of participating are overwhelming, but ...
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Is it necessary to provide links to the mentioned softwares' websites on my CV?

I am writing my CV and, in the Skills section, I have listed the name of the softwares that I've worked with. Some of them are well-known softwares, but some are open source codes that may not be ...
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Required items for undergraduate's CV who is applying to grad school

There are many guides for writing an academic CV available online, but nearly all of them are not clearly addressing undergraduates who are applying to graduate school. This group obviously need to ...
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What are some tips to writing a biographical sketch for postdoc job search?

I know there are several websites that one could find through simple Internet searches, and each and every one will dispense difference advice. I wonder what this academic platform has to say on the ...
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What is the US style to list the advisor's name of a master's thesis?

In listing my master's thesis in CV I came across this problem: Should I put the name of my advisor in front of my name or should I put only my name (I have my advisor's name printed in my thesis) ...
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Should I mention a magazine article written about my research in my CV?

How does getting into non-submission based magazines appear? For instance, if R&D magazine took an article about my work (NOT an actual research paper) and published it in their magazine, would ...
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In CV, mentioning of a report that summarizes the postdoc research without publications?

During a one year of postdoc of mine in pure mathematics, I didn't publish anything. I definitely did a research report and wrote down the main questions (in the form of conjectures) we were after and ...
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How should I phrase a résumé if I have an uncertain degree plan?

I have been working towards a degree in mathematics and in computer science for the last two and a half years. That corresponds to the following bit in my résumé: Education B.A. in Mathematics ...
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Plural or singular in CV section titles?

In a CV for graduate school application, should one use plural or singular for the section titles? My main confusions are at Research Experience or Research Experiences Publication or Publications ...
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How to detail conference presentation of my work that was given by someone else on CV?

Recently some work of mine was presented at a prestigious conference by the second author on the forthcoming journal article. On the write-up submitted to the conference I was listed as first author, ...
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How to make leaving a PhD program seem like a positive thing on a resume [duplicate]

I have a feeling this question has been posted before, but I wanted to ask as my situation is slightly different. I've recently decided to leave my PhD program in the social sciences in order to look ...
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Should I list GRE scores on my CV?

If someone scores quite high on the GRE, how and where would they list it? Or would they even list it at all?
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I attended an Olympiad for student and failed. How should I write this down on my CV?

When I was a freshman in the university, I was a member of my university Olympiad team to compete on the Student Physics Olympiad. And I failed to get a single medal. Although the results weren't ...
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Should I include a selection as an alternate in national competition awards on CV?

I'm applying for postdocs with a PhD in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. I've seen some folks include nominations and selection as an alternate for awards on their CV. I was an alternate ...
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Honor Listed in undergrad. Should it go on the CV for grad applications ?

I was placed on the "Honor list" by the university during my undergrad study several times. Students are placed according to their GPAs. My question, should this be mentioned in the awards and ...
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Listing talks given at home institution on CV

I've given many talks at my home institution, at the undergraduate and graduate colloquiums, and in a few seminars. The list is getting quite long. Is it appropriate to list many talks given at my ...
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In what situations would it be appropriate to include one's photograph in a CV?

I think I have only seen one CV where a photograph of the CV owner was included. I personally wouldn't want to put my photograph in my CV, but I was wondering, in what situations would including a ...
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Should I list conferences I attended on my CV?

I am a PhD student in mathematics, and I noticed that on my peers' CV's, they often list conferences they attended. It seems as if they just attended these conferences, they did not help organize, nor ...
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Resume writing guideline for applying a PhD position

I've been working a Software Engineer for almost 7 years. A few months ago I finalized my Master's degree on Computer Science, and now I'm thinking in applying to a Phd program in a European College. ...
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Is it wise to use the paper reference numbers defined in CV in statement of purpose?

If in my CV I assign to each paper of mine exactly one number, say [1] On ...; [2] On ..., and if I want to introduce my works in my statement of purpose, then is it wise to use these paper reference ...
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Do I need to attach the letter of acceptance of an accepted paper along with the paper itself to my CV for applications to phd programs?

In an application to a phd program, if I claim that some paper of mine is accepted and the paper has not yet been published, then should I attach the letter of acceptance along with the manuscript ...
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Is it worth registering for an innovations in medicine conference, being a CE student?

I'm attending an "Innovations in medicine" conference but the registration fee is a bit high, I am a computer engineering student and the conference will have various technological topics. Do you ...