The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Writing Center Workshops
University of Wisconsin - Madison

On the Academic Job Market: Writing an Effective CV

Learn tips on how to create an effective CV by examining examples and talking about what makes for a strong CV.



Overview

Creating an effective CV may be one of the most challenging and high-stakes writing projects you'll ever tackle. If you'd like some help with the process, join us for this workshop. We'll discuss how audience, purpose, and disciplinary conventions impact a CV's effectiveness. We'll also share strategies for drafting and strengthening your own CV.

For help with academic cover letters, see On the Academic Job Market: Composing the All-Important Cover Letter.


Intended Audience

Graduate and professional students interested in building and strengthening their CVs.


Duration

1.5 hours


Schedule for Fall 2014

Thursday, 9/25, 3:00–4:30 (Sec. 1)
Thursday, 10/23, 4:00–5:30 (Sec. 2)


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