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Summer event for those planning to go on the academic job market

May. 23, 2019—Thursday August 15, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Heard Library Community Room The Graduate School and Center for Teaching invite Vanderbilt graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to attend a day-long event to help participants prepare for the academic job market. A series of mini-workshops focusing on important job markets documents will be followed by time...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: From CV to Resume

Jan. 24, 2019—Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:00am 411 CD Light Hall Kim Petrie, PhD Assistant Dean for Biomedical Career Development, Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration In this session, led by Kim Petrie, Ph.D., Director of Career Development, BRET Office of Career Development, you will learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional...

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CIRTL Network presents Developing a CV or Resume

Apr. 24, 2017—Description **Registration for this workshop will be open from 11AM Central Time on May 29 through June 14. This workshop has a cap of 60 students.** As grad students and postdocs prepare to launch their careers, they'll need to prepare different types of CVs and resumes for different types of positions and institutions. In this...

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BCG Advanced Degree Recruiting Resume Writing Workshop 3/28

Mar. 14, 2017—  Join The Boston Consulting Group for a Virtual Resume Workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 28 at 5:00 pm ET with ADC consultants from BCG Atlanta. Learn tips for transforming your CV into a one-page business style resume. ADC consultants will share their experiences both as candidates and now interviewers at BCG.  ...

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Do You Speak Resume?

Dec. 21, 2016—Your CV is a long and detailed record of your achievements. Education, research, teaching, service — it’s all there. By contrast, a résumé is like a highlight reel. There’s a lot you’re going to have to leave out as you transform your CV into a résumé. And what you leave in will have to be...

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Resume 101 is back for 2016!

Jan. 15, 2016—In this seminar led by Dr. Kim Petrie, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional skills and accomplishments. We’ll discuss the differences between CVs and résumés, strategies for turning your CV into a résumé, and tips for clearly and concisely presenting your experience. Then, in a mock hiring exercise, you’ll...

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“PhD Career Finder” tool on Versatile PhD

Jul. 31, 2015—The Versatile PhD (VPhD, for short, in this blog post) is an online resource and community for PhDs considering careers outside the "traditional" academic faculty route. The Vanderbilt Graduate School is an institutional subscriber to VPhD, so Vanderbilt students and postdocs have access to all of VPhD's premium content. This includes real-life examples of PhDs and ABDs who...

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Resume 101 with Kim Petrie at CRC Research Skills Workshop

Jun. 19, 2015—Kim Petrie, Ph.D., BRET Director of Career Development, will be giving her Resume 101 talk at the Clinical Research Center Research Skills Workshop on July 10, 2015.   Workshops are held each Friday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am in Medical Center North, room A-3210 (CRC Conference Room on the third floor). This is a great time...

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Writing Your Federal Resume: a Virtual Presentation

Apr. 14, 2015—Writing Your Federal Resume: This FREE virtual presentation will explain each section of the job opportunity announcement (JOA) in an effort to better inform applicants and to assist them in selecting the right job.  The presentation will highlight a 3 part process to assist applicants in writing their Federal resume.  Attendees will be shown a real JOA and...

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Resume 101 is back!

Jan. 11, 2015—  For the third year in a row, Dr. Kim Petrie will be presenting, "Resume 101," the popular seminar that arms BRET PhD and postdocs with a robust resume. In this seminar, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional skills and accomplishments. We’ll discuss the differences between CVs and résumés,...

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Free webinar about writing a federal resume

Oct. 10, 2014—If you are applying for federal jobs, you may want to tune in for a FREE webinar from USAJobs about writing a federal resume.  The webinar will be Friday, October 17 from 1:30-3:00PM EST. More details are available on their website: https://my.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/SpotlightDetails?contentID=470   Registration is limited to 1500 slots and I expect they will go...

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How to Make Your Resume Look More Attractive to Employers

Jun. 27, 2014—Your resume is a bit like your wardrobe… it is what makes your first impression! Depending on where you may be going, you change it to fit the occasion. Would you wear pajamas to a wedding? Or a tuxedo to a football game? Of course not. Nor should you submit a full academic CV to an industry...

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Polite Persistence

Jun. 24, 2014—At a recent CV/Resume Drop-In Clinic, a postdoc asked us about the correct procedure for following up with an alumnus who had agreed to look at his resume. The postdoc felt the in-person interaction was worthwhile, but the alumnus had not responded to the email. Should he email again if he doesn’t hear anything?  “Polite...

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Third Resume 101 seminar added, Feb 6

Jan. 24, 2014—In this seminar, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional skills and accomplishments. We’ll discuss the differences between CVs and résumés, strategies for turning your CV into a résumé, and tips for clearly and concisely presenting your experience. Then, in a mock hiring exercise, you’ll play the role of hiring...

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Resume 101

Jan. 10, 2014—Sponsored by the BRET Office of Career Development and led by Dr. Kim Petrie. Thursday, January 30, 9:30-11am  Monday, February 3, 1-2:30pm Thursday, February 6, 9:30-11am 350 Light Hall In this seminar, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional skills and accomplishments. We’ll discuss the differences between CVs and résumés,...

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