Are you considering a career outside of academia? If so, you will need to convert your curriculum vitae (CV) into a resume, and this session will show you how. In addition to learning the differences between an academic CV and a resume, you will learn specific steps and strategies to help you craft a resume that effectively promotes your qualifications in a way that appeals to a broad audience. Topics include:
- Describing your skills and experiences in a way that translates across disciplines, industries, and career fields.
- Tailoring and organizing your information with the reader in mind.
- Choosing the right format, layout, and style.
Dara Wilson-Grant is Associate Director of the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and a National Certified Career Counselor. With over 15 years of experience providing career management education and counseling, Dara’s mission is to help individuals develop a framework for choosing a meaningful and rewarding career path, plus develop the skills necessary for a lifetime of career success.
This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdocs and is part of the Careers Beyond Academia series co-sponsored by The Graduate School, the Office of Postdoctoral Services, and the Career Center.
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