An important element for graduate students entering the academic job market for the first time is the curriculum vitae. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is essential for anyone who is interested in obtaining a job in a scientific related field, especially those who plan to obtain an advanced degree. A well-written and organized CV is the critical first step in applying for a job and is the first impression an employer will make about you. In today’s competitive job market, having a CV that stands out and highlights all of your training and accomplishments will be a significant advantage when you are ready to apply for your first job.
Review the Writing the Curriculum Vitae information on the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) website, and then create your own Curriculum Vitae using the Curriculum Vitae template. You should use your own name, but please use a fictitious address, date of birth, and contact information. View theses samples of curricula vitae for assistance in completing this assignment.
Sample Curricula Vita