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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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 ...
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Are practical experiences as valuable as academic research experiences? [duplicate]

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? [closed]

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 ...