I went to a great workshop this fall at my university that I’ll summarize here, as I thought other graduate students might be interested in this information as well. The Powerpoint presentation is available online if anyone would like to read more.
|Purpose||Skills and abilities||History, education, accomplishments|
|Type of positions||Private sector, government, nonprofit||Academia, federal government (PhD level)|
|Content||Multiple documents tailored to specific positions||Full list of qualifications|
|Structure||Arranged chronologically and/or functionally, action verbs are key||Organized by titles and accomplishments|
|Length||1-2 pages||As long as needed|