CVs and Cover letters for non-academic jobs (Research staff and DPhil students)

This intensive workshop on producing effective CVs and Cover Letters is specifically for research staff and doctoral students considering jobs in the policy, commercial, public or other non-academic sectors.

Using a mix of individual and informal small group exercises, we will

- understand and recognise the characteristics of effective CVs and cover letters – critique the strengths and weaknesses of our own and colleagues’ draft CVs and cover letters

This session aims to give you: – a clearer understanding of the recruitment process in sectors beyond academia and the implications for our applications – more confidence and effectiveness in tailoring a CV and Cover Letter for specific jobs – practice in giving and receiving constructive feedback from peers and the workshop facilitator