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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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Indicating undergraduate authors on CV

I have noticed that in some fields, it is common to indicate in your CV (with italics, asterisks, or other symbols) if a coauthor is an undergraduate student. I have even seen similar practices for ...
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Where is it acceptable to mention an abnormally high stipend?

Student X's GRA stipend is more than double that of their peers in the same major. They wonder if this is appropriate to mention this as a negotiating tool in certian scenarios. One reason for this is ...
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Recommender sent me letter to submit

I am applying for postdoc positions this fall, and have three references. My main two writers are doing everything as I expected. The third agreed to write a letter for me--and he wrote a very good ...
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Can it be disadvantageous to actively publish in completely different fields?

I'm a researcher in a STEM field and work at an institute where research staff salaries (including mine) are dependent entirely on third-party grant money. I've already successfully obtained research ...
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Cv and cover letter for PhD admission

I am wondering about the cv format for PhD application. In professional setting, for example, in the research experience part, I write a lot about what I did in my research rather than doing so in the ...
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As an undergrad applying for PhD positions, can I add to my CV that I will be mentioned in an as yet unwritten paper?

I have recently completed a summer research project. In this project I completed sample preparation and preliminary analysis which will be used as a basis for further analysis. I have been told by my ...
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Application form for lecturer position provides a template for an academic resume, should I follow that?

I am trying to apply for a Lecturer job in another country; I noticed that they're asking for an academic resume and they provided a template as well. Here is what they said: You should provide ...
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Is it a good idea to add a link/reference to experience or relieving letters in CV? [closed]

The purpose of a company experience letter is to validate claims a job candidate makes about their skills and experience in their resume, cover letter, or Curriculum Vitae (CV). Is it a good idea to ...
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Length of Ph. D. Application CV for Mid-Career Professionals

I am applying for a Ph. D. program after a 10 year career of secondary classroom teaching - I have held several positions in that time should I cut some of these teaching experiences out to make my CV ...
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What's the point of “CV available on request”?

A certain fraction of personal websites of researchers has a hint along the lines of "CV available on request." I always found that a bit odd. Are there any situations where a researcher ...
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How to properly include research papers that are still not published in a curriculum vitae? [duplicate]

I'm currently working on two research papers that I will send in a month to a peer-review journal, but I need to write my CV right now to apply for a job. In my CV there are currently three sections: ...
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Listing preprints on CV (undergrad) [duplicate]

I'm now a second year math student at a top uni, and in the summer of my first year, I was a part of a small research team where we proved various new results related to Random Matrix Theory and wrote ...
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If you are a GRA are you consider fully funded?

I have nearly completed my Master of Science. Refreshing my Resume. I have been funded as a GRA every semester I was a Master's student – meaning my tuition was waived and I received a month stipend. ...
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Is a paper with no citations likely to contribute to citation metrics in a way which reduces my job prospects?

Last year I did some work to help out my friend and his supervisor on a project that they were working on. I wasn't very involved with the project, but the work that I contributed was important for ...
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Should I round up or down my GPA on a resume? [duplicate]

My current cumulative GPA is 3.875. When filling in my information on an online job-site, I can only choose between entering 3.9 or 3.8. In this case, should I round up to 3.9 or round down to 3.8?
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Should I include my StackExchange profile in my CV? [duplicate]

I've been thinking that sometimes here on Stack Exchange, people make very good questions and give very good answers, in my case, I have learnt a lot from the community and when I post a question I ...
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Should undergraduates add a “course-based research experience” section in their CVs?

I am an undergraduate student in the US getting ready to apply for some research internships as well as cold emailing some professors for some opportunities (all in the US). This will be the first ...
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Can outside observers discern graduate student agency from a CV or papers?

Sort of a gripe post but here it goes.... Not all PhD experiences are the same. I am not advocating that they should, but I feel your perceived competence and capability is highly dependent of the ...
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Should I mention a cancelled research summer internship in my document? [duplicate]

I got the admission from Mitacs Globalink Research Internship last year, a research internship initiative in Canada, but it was cancelled due to Covid19. Now I am applying for my Master program in a ...
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Graduated but still working on bachelor's project, how to write in CV

I graduated my bachelor's recently (have not received the final degree yet, but all the requirements are done and I have a provisional degree). As part of the degree, we are required to do a bachelor'...
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Is it okay to include a graduated phd student as a reference in resume/C.V?

I'm trying to apply for a PhD and want to include references in my resume. Is it okay to include a PhD student, one who has gotten a degree and has worked in our lab,and is currently working in ...
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Include in-progress paper in CV - UG to Grad school

I know this question has been asked before, but I didn't find it asked by a UG student. I'm a senior undergrad student, and I want to start communicating with professors in Canada and the US in order ...
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How valuable are research assistant positions to an academic CV in the humanities?

A bit of background: I just completed my MA at a large Canadian university, and I will be starting my PhD in Sociology in the fall (at the same large Canadian university). Over the course of my 2-year ...
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Doubt about Reading Project

I'm currently doing a reading project under a PhD student. It's a fairly advanced topic that isn't taught at the undergraduate level. (For more context the project will be on the basics of "The ...
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Should I include a paper presented at a conference of which only the abstract was published under publications in my CV?

I participated in a conference in which I submitted and presented a Paper. It didn't get published in their journal, but the Abstract and the Title of it got published in the "Book of Abstracts&...
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I quit a master’s program for a PhD program. How do I list this on my CV?

Before starting my PhD, I was enrolled in a master’s program for one year that I quit once I got accepted to my current PhD program. What do you think I should write on my CV so as not to give a bad ...
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Can I write I worked as a referee in a journal in my CV? [duplicate]

I have recently reviewed an article. I am applying for a Ph.D. position nowadays so I am upgrading my CV and writing the professors. Is it ok if I write that I worked as a referee and mention the ...
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How to state incomplete Ph.D in CV (not defended yet)?

I have read few tags and i could not find appropriate answers. So, here i am writing again. I have completed my Ph.D research work, and completed all the credits required and published a paper. but i ...
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How should I include internship supervisor in my CV?

I am currently doing an unpaid summer internship at a Lab of particle physics and I want to apply for a paid internship to start in september. As I want to include this internship I'm currently doing ...
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How should I mention on my CV that I will leave my current PhD program when I apply to a new one?

Currently, I am a PhD student on paper. However, I would love to apply for a PhD program abroad. I do not intend to finish my current PhD. I am doing nothing for it. I am just a student. However, I ...
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When to include degree classifications on a CV

I've looked at some CV's from colleagues and superiors that I've worked with in academia, and one interesting thing I've noticed is that most of them don't mention if they've graduated with ...
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Including unofficial teaching experiences in CV

I'm going to apply for a PhD Program and for writing my CV, I'm wondering either include my experience in teaching some courses in online learning platforms or not? Can such experiences be regarded as ...
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Is it worth to include a “Publications” section of a CV if it only contains one publication?

I can't tell if this is trying to overrate my own publication, or that the achievement is worth "showboating" it to the degree that I've described in the title.
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Linking a research publication in CV

I authored a research paper with a group for an internship last summer, which can be retrieved online. Is it worth providing a link to the paper on my resume, or is this unnecessary and a bit ...
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Where to include the Summer School or Winter School participation in the curriculum vitae (CV)?

I would like to include a Winter School I attended last year in my CV. I am not sure which heading of the CV this should be added to. Should I make a new heading called Participation and add this ...
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Putting a scholarship received for upcoming summer school in CV

I applied for a summer school and received a scholarship to attend. In the meantime, I am planning on applying for a Masters, in a field related to summer school, before attending the summer school. ...
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Citation Style Language (CSL) style for resume / CV

I have my own publications on Zotero, and would like a convenient way to export these references directly to my resume/CV so I only have to update them once. Is there a CSL style that can generate ...
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Should peer review of conference proceedings be listed in a CV with journal peer reviewing, or should it be separate?

In my field, conferences are rarely peer reviewed. The usual categories of peer review are journals and grants. If I peer review for conference proceedings, should I list that in my CV under journal ...
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What kinds of student mentorship and supervision merit inclusion on CV?

An academic can mentor or supervise a student in many different ways, but I'm unclear about what actually merits inclusion on a CV. Some examples that are clear cut to me include: -dissertation ...
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Is my authorship undeserved, and if so how do I address this in a professional setting?

I am a current undergraduate who has been involved in a research lab for the past 3 years. Not too long after joining, I was asked to be a co-author on a paper that was already written. My PI wanted ...
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On my CV, what will be the best way to present the 5 months gap since defending my PhD and the official start of the postdoc appointment?

I defended my Ph.D. in December last year. I was supposed to start my Postdoc position (with my Ph.D. supervisor) from March but the immigration documents got delayed by over 3 months because of the ...
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Can I exclude papers from my CV/Google Scholar when my contribution was marginal?

Years ago, when I had no academic experience and no sense of what constituted authorship, I worked as a software developer in a biology lab whose PI was very generous with authorship. If you gave ...
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How to list on cv an article honored as national conference theme?

Apologies for the unwieldy question title. Essentially, a journal article I just published in the flagship journal of the national disciplinary association was very well received by its members. The ...
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Do invited talks given via video-conferencing have the same weight on a CV as talks given in person?

Appreciating that what even counts as an invited talk in the first place for CV purposes will vary by field (links to related questions: Do presentations given during interviews count as invited talks?...
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Confusion - “CV including a summary of teaching experience”

I am going to apply for a visiting lecturer position at a US university. The job posting is mentioning that applicants should send (email) CV including a summary of teaching experience, and a teaching ...
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How to list exchange studies in CV?

Imagine you studied 6 semesters (fall 2017 to fall 2020) at a university and 1 semester (fall 2020 to spring 2021) at a second university in order to obtain your bachelors degree. Is it fine to list ...
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Notating one rough semester GPA-wise

My first semester of college was extremely rough GPA wise. I am an otherwise almost straight 4.0 student (up to -0.02), but my first semester of college I got a 3.46 because of both adjusting to a new ...
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About listing papers under review in your CV

I'm a PhD student and recently submitted my first paper to a journal. I listed this paper as under review in my CV with its title, but not with the journal name. (My CV is available on my personal ...
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Delay in work permit processing is affecting my work. How to address the gap in my CV? I am worried about my future prospects

I am an international student who's currently in a mess regarding my work permit application. I was initially supposed to get my permit the latest by March. But now, I don't know when my application ...
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Perception of Phi Beta Kappa on a resume?

I'm a student in the US, about to graduate with a BS in zoology. I've just been invited to join Phi Beta Kappa and am trying to find some more up-to-date discussions of whether or not it's worth it ...

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