Write a Resume/CV

Effective Resumes

A good resume succinctly conveys specific aspects of your education, experience, and skills to the reader as it relates to the particular opportunity or field in which you’re applying.

Employers have limited time to evaluate candidates and so it’s important for the key pieces of information to jump off of the page. What are the main ideas you want to communicate and is the currently layout & content conveying that message effectively?

Resume Templates, Samples, and Variations

Next Steps

  • Once you have created a resume, you can speak with a Peer Career Advisor, make an appointment, or request a Resume & Cover Letter Review.
  • For tailoring your resume to match specific skills/qualifications, use Targeted Resume to emulate an Applicant Tracking System & compare your resume to a specific job description.

Core Beliefs for PhDs/Postdocs for a New Year of Job Searching

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Let’s Talk about Mental Health for PhD Students/Postdocs

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Build on 2022 for a Strong Career-Focused Start to 2023

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Should I Put My Pronouns on My Resume? Ask the “Queer Career Coach”

While we now use online job boards and Zoom meetings in place of classified ads and formal handshakes, one thing remains the same: A good resume can speak volumes about you, before you even open your mouth. Your resume is …

By Amber Rorris-Crow - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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In Support of the Junk Drawer CV

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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