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Converting Your CV to a High Impact Resume

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Tuesday, July 09, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dara Wilson-Grant
Summer 2024 Job Search Mini-Series

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.

Speaker: Dara Wilson-Grant is the Director of Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development at the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and a Licensed Professional Counselor. With over fifteen years 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.

Contact: Molly Starback