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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What supporting documents to send along grad school application?

when applying to grad schools most university portals allow applicants to upload additional documents; I would like to know how can applicants make use of this opportunity and add documents to alter ...
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Total Grant Amount or Amount from Government on CV

There are several questions on here that talk about adding dollar amounts of grants onto CV's. The consensus has been that it is a good idea. I just won a national fellowship from the government to ...
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How inclusive should my CV's publications be?

I'm in the process of transitioning from industry to academia. Over the years I've been minor contributor to a number of publications and conference presentations and published once as an ...
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Can/Should I add CRAN package to my work published?

I've developed a package for R and it is added to CRAN. Should I add it to my work published, although it isn't peer reviewed for content, or should I just add a single line that mentions the package? ...
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How to list “Visiting Student” on my CV?

As a soon-to-graduate undergraduate student that is on his hunt for a M.Sc. program, I am making sure my CV is up to date. I would like to highlight the fact that I have attended a nearby university ...
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What are the exceptional key points of a CV that attracts the research grant commette's attention? [closed]

I need to provide a CV in maximum of 2 pages for a research grant application. I understand that such CVs varies largely from person to person and mostly depends on the requirement. But I am wondering ...
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Reporting yet-to-be completed graduate study on CV

I am currently enrolled as a graduate student and am working towards my PhD. I need to update my CV and was wondering how others reported ongoing graduate study when the completion date was uncertain. ...
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Include School Technical Project in CV for Grad Application

I am applying for Electrical engineering field graduate studies recently. In my school, I have done several technical projects. (I have already participated in some research project and put them under ...
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Value of my prior publications when changing fields

I am finishing my PhD and strongly considering changing my field (Artificial intelligence in computer games) to a very weakly related field (Bioinformatics). The nice part is that I got a very ...
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What is a short CV?

I have been asked to help teach a one-week class (a scientific conference-type class in Italy). I am one of about six other teachers involved. The organizer has asked me to send a "15-line CV" for ...
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Do you include papers that you contributed to but weren't cited as an author in on your CV?

I'm an undergraduate and about to apply to graduate school. I did summer research that contributed to a paper and was asked to extend my time there to write the publication but could not stay due to ...
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Should a conference paper in a journal be considered a journal article?

I have recently been doing a revision in my CV. I organized my publications into "Peer-reviewed journal articles", "Peer-reviewed conference papers", "Other published papers" ... My dilema is which ...
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Accepted subject to minor revisions. How should I list this in my CV?

I submitted a paper to a good journal in theoretical computer science. Today I received an email from the editor stating that the status of the paper is: "Accepted subject to minor revisions". The ...
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How much does the participation to online predictive challenges (DREAM, Kaggle, Innocentive) improve your resume?

I'm getting curious about all these online predictive challenges going on, such as DREAM, Kaggle and Innocentive. Surely they all are good occasions to work on new projects and new ideas, to know ...
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What to do after I was named as co-author on a paper, without my consent?

A few years ago, I found a conference paper, of which I was a co-author, being re-published as an article in a (not highly ranked) journal. It was a textbook example of plagiarism, copy-pasting whole ...
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Does a font exist that allows for an equally pleasant reading experience on screen and on paper? [closed]

I recently sent out quite a number of CVs, proposals, requests and reports, and they usually go to a number of people/readers at the same time (co-workers, collaborators, their bosses, my bosses, the ...
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If i am the first coauthor of the paper, is it possible to change the order of names on the paper in my resume? [duplicate]

If i am the first coauthor of the paper, is it possible to change the order of names on the paper in my resume and show my name on the first place?
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How to write a believable CV?

I'm having trouble writing a believable CV. I want to apply for masters degree. I'm a professional in IT industry. I have done dozens of high-tech projects. The problem is my bachelor G.P.A is ...
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Is it useful to include my teaching experience in primary school when applying for lecturer position

I've just finished my master degree recently, and now looking for job, lecturer, in some university. However, I found that my teaching experience is very limited. Is it a good idea to include my ...
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Should retracted articles also be listed on the academic CV?

Should a separate section list all retracted articles? Should just a note (---retracted) suffice? Is a short explanation expected (retracted for fabrication, plagiarism)? Should one give a longer ...
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What the difference in CVs between “submitted to” and “to appear in”?

For those papers that have not been accepted, some people write "submitted to" in their CV and some others use "to appear in". I want to know the difference of "submitted to" and "to appear in". Thank ...
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Hide information from my CV? [closed]

I'm preparing my application to send it to my dream university (it's located in Germany), and my problem is: Since I'm coming from a country that facing civil war (Syria), I had real troubles in high ...
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Putting dataset in CV

In my field (linguistics) sometimes datasets are important and scholars tend to include them in their CV. I want to know how to include my dataset in my CV? This is the approach I have in mind: ...
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How to demonstrate programming knowledge in CV, while applying to academia and industry?

I'm currently looking for both postdoc position(preferred) and industrial position in areas where I'd need to do programming in the language(s) my lab/company will need me to. The academic areas I'm ...
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How to supply proof that you are a reviewer for a journal?

How can you prove that you are a reviewer for a certain journal. For example, I have been invited to review a paper in a certain journal and on my CV I want to write that I have reviewed in this ...
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Coursea.org? Comparable to actual college level credit? [duplicate]

I have the option of undertaking a Coursera.org course in An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python, which is stated to be eligable for a Fundamentals of Computing Specialization , which ...
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is it OK to include own questions on CV?

I was re-writing my CV and I thought that it could be a good idea to include the general/ultimate questions that "drive me to do science" or in particular "the kind of science I want to work in". I ...
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List unpublished masters thesis in preprints section on CV?

After I've defended my masters thesis, if I haven't published it anywhere, should I list it in the preprints section on my CV?
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Does a long period in an MSc program look bad on a CV?

I'm an MSc student in (pure) math. Based on CV's I've seen of professors and post-docs in the field, it seems that almost all of them graduated in about 2 years. Where I study (let's say, medium-level ...
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Including conferences in the CV of an undergraduate student

Do you think it is important to include a list of attended conferences in your CV when you are an undergraduate student? And what about the seminars you have attended which did not provide you with a ...
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Explaining Temporary Voluntary or Medical Leave from Prestigious PhD on CV?

I am in a bind. I just decided to take a voluntary leave of absence for medical reasons (also partly financial reasons) from my PhD program and I need to look for a job. I have stupendous credentials ...
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Is it a good idea to include participation in summer schools in my CV?

Is it a good idea to include participation in summer schools to my CV?
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Should I quote an anonymous review on my CV?

I received an anonymous review from a journal. This journal does not hide the identities of authors from reviewers. Should I quote the reviewer's remark that the work is "impressive" on my CV? Does ...
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Listing professors' titles/ranks in CV

In my CV's Education section, in particular, in its Ph.D. part, I listed, along with the full title of my dissertation and the date I defended it, titles and names of my dissertation committee ...
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Is it ok to list reviewing experience in a resume when you don't have a PhD?

A friend of mine is has an appointment as research staff without any postgraduate degree, let alone a PhD. However, she has years of research experience and has single-handedly reviewed impact factor ...
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Should marital status and its international characteristics be included in a CV/cover letter?

This post is somehow related to a previous post on extra-curricular activities. My question is this. Beside standard extra academic activities (previous work, particular sport achievements, ...
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Listing acknowledgments on CV [duplicate]

I have yet to see this, but was wondering if others have or if it makes sense to list acknowledgments in published papers on a CV. In some questions on this SE, it seems significant contributions to ...
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Grad Application: Research Experience without Letter of Recommendation

I am in the process of applying for graduate school, and I have some past research experience during summer. I am not planning to get a letter of recommendation from the supervisor whom I worked with ...
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Avoiding confusion over the term “Research Assistant”

When applying for non-research related work in the commercial sector, how should confusion be avoided over the term "Research Assistant" being used in a CV? Are human resources staff at companies, ...
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Can I publish a report from a personal project?

During the course of my post-graduation, a friend and I worked on a personal project in pattern recognition. I honestly am not hesitant to admit that although the technique has a decent result on a ...
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Listing GPA on undergrad CV when reaching out to professors

I intend to apply to PhD programs in computer science, and I have been advised to reach out to professors I'm interested in working with by sending them my CV. My GPA is 3.6, which is not bad, but ...
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Pros and cons of CV and cover letter for Ph.D. position in the same document

I am going to present my candidacy for a Ph.D. position. For this, I have prepared a version of my CV using Latex and moderncv. The moderncv template includes both the CV and the cover letter in the ...
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Is it useful to list the exact name of a prize or grant in a resume?

Given that a lot of prizes or grants are specific to a particular university, is there any point in listing the exact name of a prize or grant on one's resume? For example, if I say that I won "John ...
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Should I list memberships that have expired on my resume

I was a member of the AMS in 2014, but my school had cut funding for 2015, should I still list I was a member in 2014 on my CV?
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List of software projects on my CV

I'm a graduate student in mathematics but I've done a lot of open source software projects, some of which have even won hackathons. My question is should I put them on my CV? I've seen academic CVs ...
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What's the point of conferences on a CV?

I've seen many academic CVs list the conferences the individual participated in, and I can't help but wonder how is this information useful? I can understand citing journal articles because this gives ...
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What is the difference between a teaching assistant and an instructor?

It seems to me that the terms "Teaching Assistant" and "Instructor" refer to a variety of positions. At some places, a teaching assistant is responsible for things like helping the actual lecturer by ...
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I wrote a major report and our client put it online. How does this look in the CV of an undergrad?

I am currently an undergraduate entering my final year, looking into aerospace programs for a PhD. I have been engaged in research all four years and I have made many conference presentations, but ...
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Should I put a “technician” pseudo-internship on my resume for biology grad school?

I completed a pseudo-internship-like experience offered by one of my undergraduate professors this semester. The job title was "biology technician," but my jobs were more geared towards learning than ...
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When do I become a graduate student?

I recently was accepted into a Ph.D. program to begin in the Fall---I receive my Bachelor's degree this weekend. I wanted to know when would it be considered acceptable to start calling myself a ...