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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 or to apply for a job.

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Can I put a postdoc as one of the references in my CV?

I'm applying for a postdoc (Computer Science) and some positions ask for the contact information of 3 references. Beside my Ph.D. supervisor, I work with other departments in my institute, but mostly ...
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What is the purpose of the presentations section in the CV?

I do not understand what exactly I should bring in the presentations section of my CV? In fact, during my Ph.D., I presented my papers at the conferences/workshops and internal presentations in my ...
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What is the preferred order of information in an academic CV for computer science field?

I'm sending my CV for postdoc positions in computer science in Europe (esp. Germany). My special focus is academia rather than the industry. I was wondering what is the preferred order of information ...
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How should I state my peer review experience in the CV?

I've been invited to review manuscripts for two journals in my field frequently. I noticed in the first couple of cases my supervisor was the associate editor which has selected me in the process, but ...
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How to apply for a new PhD while being enrolled in one? What to provide as motivation letter, CV and references?

The background story I am a PhD student where I have been all by myself without much chance of being able to sit face to face with my advisor and get some help as my advisor does not have time for ...
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Applying for a heritage master's course as an Architecture student: What should I emphasize on my CV?

I am applying for a master's in Germany, and while i was writing the CV, I couldn't find any section where I can emphasize Heritage related stuff. It is obvious on my transcripts of record that I'...
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How should I state my MS degree in my CV when it was in practice a joint-program?

The title of my master degree certificate says that I obtained M.Sc. in "Control engineering", but half of the courses I took during my master belong to machine learning (computer science), and even ...
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How to properly claim credit for peer review?

I acted as a reviewer for a paper this year and would like to mention this in my CV. However, I would like the authors not to know that I was the reviewer before some time. At the moment, I have ...
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How should my educational letters follow my name?

I have a AA, BA, MAML (Associates, Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Management and Leadership). I just recently completed my Certification in Management and Leadership, General Business as well as ...
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How should multiple anticipated degrees be listed on the CV?

I'm in the process of completing a PhD and will be concurrently awarded an MS in a different field when I graduate (i.e., PhD in A, MS in B). While there is a fairly fixed format for the PhD listing (...
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Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant

I worked on a project as a graduate student in a research group in order to complete the credit points (20 ECTS Germany) required for my Master's degree. I was not employed on a contract i.e. not paid ...
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Can/should one put a copyright notice on one's CV or resume? Why/why not? [closed]

I have not yet seen anyone in academia put a copyright notice on their CV or resume. Why is this? One might expect that even if the content is implicitly copyrighted, the layout/format/style of the ...
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“Last updated…” on a CV?

Should one include a "Last updated on [DATE]" footer at the end of an academic CV? Why or why not? (I would imagine that context matters. For example, perhaps it wouldn't be advised for a CV that I ...
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How should I present my under-review works in my CV and profile?

I'm searching for postdoc positions in CS and sending my CV to here and there trying for different opportunities. However, I do not know how to present my under-review works. For instance, should I ...
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Is it a good idea to include the writing of a wikipedia article(s) on your CV before grad school application?

I am considering applying for graduate school at some point, and I am wondering how academia looks upon contributions to Wikipedia. Essentially, the article will be a dedicated to a very specific ...
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Academic CV/grant proposal: Should you include students who have abandoned?

I am wondering whether I should include students I have supervised but have quit in my CV, especially for grant proposals where supervision history is assessed. I have a couple of students who could ...
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How to list workshop presentations on a CV when circumstances change?

This might be a bit of an unusual situation. I was accepted to a workshop as a solo authored abstract, but a situation arose in which I was unable to attend. However, the organizer allowed for my ...
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Straight To PHD or work with an MA as part time professor?

So I've recently applied for my PHD in Economics and have found a a couple job offers to be a part time professor at a college (not a university) which only require an Masters degree. The contract is ...
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What should a PhD in physics put in a CV?

The countdown to ending my studies has begun, with less than a year left to finish my PhD. I'm currently very confused about whether or not going for a post-doc, considering that I have recently found ...
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Undergraduate student academic CV

I am an undergraduate student and I am writing my CV which I am going to send to my professor for a position as a junior researcher. My questions are: How should I present my education (including the ...
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Future studies on CV

In a week I will start attending classes at another university as an exchange student. In the meantime, I am applying to grad school, and I am debating putting said university in my CV. I know that ...
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best words to respond to a request for cv after graduation [duplicate]

Last summer I did an internship in an industry for 9 weeks. It was a great experience and my supervisor was a very formal and professional lady. On my last day, she asked about my graduation date and ...
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Can I cross reference in a masters application?

When applying for a masters degree, you usually have to submit your CV, a covering letter and a transcript. Do I assume that these three are usually read together, or do I need to repeat certains bits ...
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Benefit in listing major rejections in one's CV?

I ran across an assistant professor's CV which had a category that outlined major rejections. The category listed items like how many times they were rejected from graduate programs, the most times a ...
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Stating a post doc research fellowship that I declined on my CV due to personal reasons?

So, I have recently finished my PhD in one of the "pure" sciences, in the UK. I have applied and been successful in obtaining a prestigious and rather lucrative research fellowship for a post doc ...
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Should accomplishments be included in a CV? If so, how?

I imagine most academics have done a number of unique things that are noteworthy, but might not clearly fit into the standard CV categories. Such things might include: Being featured in a high-...
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Should I list declined fellowships/grants on my CV?

This question is similar to the following question: Is it a good or bad idea to list declined fellowships (for a PhD program) on one's curriculum vitae? Whereas that question focuses on ...
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Format for student “résumé” for capstone projects?

This coming semester, I am "managing" (teaching?) the capstone projects for eight undergraduate students. We are going to start from scratch in terms of ideas for projects, but one aspect I want to ...
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Best way to respond to a request for CV after graduation

I did a summer internship in an industry for 9 week. It was a great experience and my supervisor was a very formal and professional lady. She rarely smiled but appreciated my work every now and then. ...
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Should departmental talks be included on a CV?

This might be more relevant to early career scholars since the CV isn't quite long enough to start filtering, but should departmental talks be included on a CV? In my department we have weekly ...
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What do “mention”, “promotion”, and “situation within your promotion” mean in this paragraph describing a CV?

I am applying for an Eiffel scholarship, and my school required me to send a CV as follows: CV outlining the following information: mention, rank of classification, situation within your promotion, ...
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Publishing several research papers in the same journal [duplicate]

In some cases a specific journal is one of the most important and relevant places for a research topic. So, is this normal and acceptable (for a pre-Ph.D. researcher) to have several papers published ...
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When to get rid of undergraduate stuff on CV

I'm applying to PhD program. I'm my 4th year out of undergrad, I have a masters and am currently midway through my 3rd year at a research org. At this stage, can I get rid of stuff (like summer ...
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Including link to professor's page in resume

I am applying for PhD positions in computer science. I have been fortunate to get the opportunity to research under some really good professors (specifically, one who has a high h-index, another who ...
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CV with photo for postdoc application

I am preparing an updated CV for application for postdoc positions. Is it necessary to put a photo on a CV for postdoc positions?
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How long should a brief CV for a call for papers be?

I have seen in some call for papers for conferences request a brief CV together with an abstract. Most call for papers I've seen in the Humanities (my field is history) usually look for a 250-300 ...
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Mentioning unpublished research paper in Statement of Purpose/Resume

I graduated two years ago with a BE degree. At that time, I did not have any plans for Ph.D./higher education, so I did not put any effort to publish my undergrad research work in any conference. ...
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Should I mention PhD in the header of my industrial résumé to catch the recruiters' attention?

I've recently left academia and am looking for a job in industry, mostly in R&D, in the areas of machine learning, computer vision, data science etc. Should I mention in the header "John Doe, PhD" ...
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How can I express my dismissal from public service in my academic resume?

I'm planning to apply to a number of university (public policy) programs in US and I do not know how to express my dismissal from public service following the political turmoil in Turkey. I was ...
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What is the most important aspects of Ph.D. application other than previous university and GPA?

I'm just curious to know what are the most important requirements for filling up Ph.D. application, generally. is job resumes important if available? Or for example GRE, Publications or Research ...
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Does lecturing for your PI count as a “guest lecture” for a CV?

Sometimes it happens that a professor traveling has his TA or RA fill in for him/her delivering a class lecture. Is this experience appropriate for a typical engineering CV, and if so how would it be ...
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Should I include my latest job on my CV?

I just graduated this April from undergrad and I'm now applying to graduate programs that start September 2019. I'm taking a gap year between undergrad and grad school for various reasons, mostly to ...
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CV errors in graduate application

What errors do applicants make in their CV while applying to US graduate programs, apart from obvious errors like spelling, grammar, formatting etc.?
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How to order and divide up “Invited journal articles”, “Journal articles”, and “Conference articles” on a CV?

I recently presented a paper at a conference, and it appeared in the proceedings of the conference. I have now been invited to submit an extended version of the paper to a special issue of a journal. ...
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How is it best to put an unfinished PhD if you want to continue in academia?

I left a PhD position that I did for a year and then changed to a different area in psychology, the subject I do my PhD in. I am just wondering how to put that unfinished PhD on my CV. After my ...
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How should I display my MPhys degree on my CV?

I am creating my CV for PhD applications in astroparticle physics. In my education section I decided to include only my university education, so my MPhys Physics degree. Should I split it in 2 ...
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What is the meaning of “To appear” for submitted papers

In some C.V. I see the statement "To appear in X Journal" in front of some papers. What is the exact meaning of that? Does it mean that the paper has been submitted to X journal?
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How should I present awards I won as a co-author in my resume?

I'm a co-author on a project. The project has been presented at 2 conferences and won 2 awards. How should I present this information on my resume?
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How to state an unfinished PhD on a CV when applying for another PhD?

I'm considering on applying for another PhD position, since I am not very happy with my current one, how should I state this on a CV?, could I just put it as being "research assistant"?. I am afraid ...
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Should I list a submitted but not yet accepted conference paper in my resume for grad school applications?

I'm an undergrad and will be submitting a paper to a conference soon, but it will not be reviewed until after grad school admissions are due. Should I and how would I note this on my resume? There ...