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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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Are poster sessions worthless for math grad students?

Are poster sessions important in mathematics? Does being accepted to present a poster at a SIAM conference add something to my CV when I apply to graduate programs or it won't add much? I am a master'...
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Can I include paper submitted to ICLR on my CV as a first year master student?

I just started my Master this fall. I am preparing CV for summer internship, preferably to research position in companies like Deepmind (I've know undergrad who got in Deepmind so I want to give it a ...
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Do you consider EPJ Web of Conference - papers as peer-reviewed papers?

I have published a few conference proceedings papers in the Journal EPJ Web of Conferences. All of them had some level of peer-review included, but not as rigorous as in a "normal" journal ...
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How do I post publication just submitted on my CV? [duplicate]

I have submitted my publication to a conference awaiting review. I was wondering how do I mention it on my CV, and precisely what the format is. I completed my undergrad in CS and this is my thesis ...
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Does exposition count as research experience?

I am applying to grad school this year for PhDs in mathematics. I have done four projects overall. One was a REU through which I published paper, and the second was my undergraduate thesis, where we ...
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How can I generate an elegant (academic) static CV web page?

A friend of mine has a personal website, including a CV laid out on a page of that site (i.e. not a downloadable PDF/ODT/DOC) document. I want to help them spruce up that page somewhat. Now, this ...
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If I write a paper as PI, is it best to be first or last author? [duplicate]

I'm a physicist at a national lab. I recently became head of a group at my lab and am currently writing a journal paper with a few of the people in my group. Is it better to put myself as first author ...
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Should I name drop a famous coauthor on my resume?

I recently finished my PhD in the Spring of this year and after taking some time off I have been on the job hunt looking to get into industry or a government position. One of my publications ended up ...
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Can I call myself Dr. after getting provisional PhD certificate in India?

I have just passed my PhD final viva voce and got the provisional certificate for PhD in India. The provisional certificate states that "The candidate has passed the PhD viva voce examination and ...
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How to put 14-year Ph.D. on C.V.?

I took 14 years to finish my Ph.D. Mostly this was due to a health problem (now cured); partly it was because I bit off too large a research problem. It's done now, though, and I'm applying for an ...
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Should I put my diplomas and specializations under education or relevant skills and courses in my CV when applying to a Mphil?

Typically I would put them under the education section of my CV for my applications in the Dominican Republic, but I'm not sure if this should be the case for my graduate application. PS: The diploma ...
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Listing pending and ongoing studies? [duplicate]

I am applying to a professional post graduate program and they are looking for publications or research experience. I have a research paper, that has been approved for publication, but not yet ...
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Is experience abroad important for your career?

I'm just finishing my Bachelor's degree in Geochemistry at a German university and will soon start my Master's degree, but I've been wondering for a few weeks whether a stay abroad (1 semester or even ...
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Is it a good idea to put hobby pictures on my academic website?

I understand in general, it is safer to NOT list hobbies on a CV. My question is about whether is it a good idea to put these on my academic website. I am a PhD student in a STEM field. Right now I ...
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Is writing IT how-to articles relevant experience for engineering CV?

I am a mechanical engineering PhD student doing computational research. I recently had an assistantship which consisted of helping the university IT office install engineering software on our Linux ...
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Abstract accepted for full paper development; how to report it in a CV?

My proposal for a book chapter call for papers has been accepted, and I'm now writing the entire paper. I want to report in my CV. Is it appropriate? If yes, how can I do it? I'm thinking of creating ...
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What am I in the gap between PhD and postdoc?

I have recently defended my PhD (though not technically graduated as in not had a ceremony yet) and am applying for funding for my postdoc. I have a mentor for the postdoc and even though I am not ...
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Can I mention the same experience in 2 sections on my cv?

I am an incoming physics PhD student. A few weeks ago I participated in organizing a summer school at my current university and delivered a small lecture. I would like to include this experience on my ...
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Can I put a rejected paper(manuscript) on my CV?

I am a master student and I haven't published any paper yet. I have a manuscript of research but it recently got rejected. I wonder if I can put this in my CV (I might apply for a PhD) since it's ...
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How to calculate funding amount from fellowship award to list in CV?

Many people list the monetary funding amounts awarded from successful grants, especially PIs who apply for multiple grants. As a young researcher/postdoc, I would like to know how to calculate the ...
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Workshop dates on a CV

I am currently working on my CV (I am looking to apply to local community colleges as an English Comp and ESL Instructor) and a coworker recommended that I include the workshops I present for my job ...
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How/where to cite corrigendum publication on CV?

Citations for my publications on my CV are listed in reverse chronological order, and I am wondering how/where to list the citation for a corrigendum. Should I list the corrigendum and original ...
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Should I use `is ranked ...`, `was ranked ...`, or `ranked ...` in the awards section of my CV? [closed]

Should I use is ranked ..., was ranked ..., or ranked ... in the awards section of my CV? E.g., Ranked second (out of at least 11k students) in the Iranian national graduate entrance exam in AI & ...
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Should one highlight an article's positions in the journal issue if it is first?

I just had an article published and it was the first article in that issue of the journal. At first, I wondered if that had any significance. I had an article given the cover of a journal before but ...
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Job Titles at German Universities - Proper English Counterparts?

At universities in Germany, there are the following standardized job titles that I find difficult to express in English in a useful manner: Studentische Hilfskraft: a student who does not yet hold a ...
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Is it a good idea to add a cover letter to a scholarship application when a cover letter is not specifically required?

My scholarship application was denied yesterday. Fortunately, I can still request the scholarship committee to reconsider my application, provided that I have new credentials to present in my ...
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When a University changes name after students graduate [duplicate]

If a University change its name after graduation, should graduates use the original or the new name of the school in their CV? Sometimes even countries change their names, again should graduates refer ...
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Should I leave a second PhD (by prior published work) off my CV?

Short version: Will putting a second PhD (by prior published work) on my CV cause more confusion than it is worth? For the past decade I have built a strong academic career in a discipline that, ...
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Affiliation of an independent researcher while writing research plan, CV, cover letter , etc

I face this problem at every stage of my life after graduation. I have searched for many sample research plans, CVs, and cover letters, but none of them were for someone who has finished their ...
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Can I mention in my CV a legislative bill that I wrote, but which is also not yet approved or deliberated upon by congress?

I'm applying for a doctoral scholarship, and the scholarships office told me to mention in my CV all my academic and professional research publications/authored works. Now, I once worked with a ...
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What exactly is the "présentation analytique" while applying for MCF (assistant professor) positions in France on Galaxie portal?

I've passed the qualification in mathematics and I'm trying to apply for some assistant professor (Maître des Conférences - MCF) positions in France, using the Galaxie portal. However, I see that ...
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Is it improper to list on your website/resume which grad schools you got into but did not attend?

I'm interested in the cultural norms of my field (pure math, in US academia) though of course all answers are welcome. I'm applying to graduate school, and noticed that the personal websites of ...
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How to add research position promotion to academic CV?

I have been having a lot of trouble trying to work out a CV update that seems like it should be pretty simple and straightforward, but I am just not sure on what the correct format should be! I have ...
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How to describe an integrated master's degree outside of the UK and Ireland?

In the UK and Ireland (and I think it's a uniquely in these countries) there is such a thing as an integrated master's. This is a course where one does an additional 1-2 years of study at the end of ...
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Current position in grant applications when unemployed

I have recently completed a post-doc and am currently unemployed. However, I am doing the same activities as before, mostly writing and publishing papers that resulted from my postdoc. Obviously, I am ...
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Do I need to include the full name of a fellowship in CV?

I received a fellowship from my university, its full name is very long: "[Name 1] Endowed Fellowship Fund, in Memory of Professor [Name 2]." On my university's website, I've seen multiple ...
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Should I send an updated CV if I was informed about the acceptance of a paper in a top-tier journal shortly after applying for a postdoc position?

Last week I applied for two postdoc positions (one in the US, one in Germany). The deadline for both was 10 December. A few days ago, I got the acceptance letter for a paper (JCR Q1). I have two more ...
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Should I take advice from an AI CV checker when preparing a postdoc application? [closed]

I am near the end of my PhD and intending to apply for academic jobs, especially post-doc research positions. One of the services offered by our university to its postgraduate researchers (PhD ...
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Mistakes in applications for PhD in CS [closed]

I made a mistake in my grad application. I have around 10-15 publications/under review/conferences put together. For 2 papers, I didn't add all the author names. For 1 paper, I didn't provide the ...
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Regarding including OEIS on resume [duplicate]

I was wondering if contributions made to the OEIS as an author count as anything substantial. If I am an author of a sequence in OEIS, should I include it in my Résumé?
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Naming students one has supervised in a CV

What are the privacy implications of including a section in a CV listing information about students that one has supervised, e.g.: PhD supervision Jane Doe. Awesome thesis title (2020). John Smith. ...
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Is There An "Official" Way To Format A Degree On A CV?

I've recently graduated (UK) and I was wondering if there is an "official" way to format my degree (and classification) on my CV? Examples: BA (Hons) Subject (First Class) First Class ...
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Does one have to mention every single publication they have worked on, in their SOP? (PhD CS USA)

Background: Undergraduate applying to PhD CS programs in the US. I currently have quite a few posters/publications and manuscripts under review for a domain X. I have structured my SOP around the fact ...
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What should I do if I discover the job posted at the institution for which I had submitted my CV but they didn't contact me?

A year ago I submitted my CV to an institution of higher learning and they indicated that they would contact me if any openings for instructors became available. At that time all positions in my ...
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How can I overcome the setbacks of a negligent supervisor after earning a PhD degree?

I'm legitimately looking for advice and to try to take control of my life and my job prospects post-graduation, but also feel that I can't portray the challenge of my situation honestly without ...
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Is it appropriate to indicate being a member of an online community in your resume?

I am a teacher and an undergraduate student about to complete my study. I was recently working on my CV and I got stuck. The problem is, as an individual I like being part of organizations and ...
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Is a dictionary a "publication" on a CV?

I'm a scholar of Arabic, and one of the most impressive things on my CV is the fact that I worked on the one of the major Arabic dictionaries, produced by a major publisher. It's not necessarily ...
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Best practices for listing papers under internal review on CV?

I've done some work at my industry research internship that has led to a draft of a paper. I am currently applying to PhD programs, and the company at which I interned has a lengthy internal review ...
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Is it a good idea to include future research interests in CV for PhD admissions?

I am planning to apply for a PhD position in Physics in the US. I have worked in several areas in physics (let's say, A, B and C), but there are also areas D and E, which highly interest me, but I ...
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Writing dual degrees (and GPAs) on resume for grad schools

I'm an undergraduate student in the U.S. writing my resume for grad school applications. I'm pursuing double degrees (will have two diplomas) in physics and mathematics (both in Bachelor of Science), ...
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