Using your C.V. to make a 5 year career plan

Welcome to Part III of my series on academic CVs. In Part I, we discussed writing your first academic CV; in Part II, we looked at how to format your document. Now that you have a current, updated CV, let's think about how you can use it as a long term planning and time management [...]

CVs, Part II: Formatting and more

Last month, we chatted about putting together your first academic CV. So now what? Formatting, of course! All that fun stuff like margin sizes, san serif vs. serif fonts, how far to indent, left justifying columns... such fun! Karen Kelskey over at The Professor Is In has a fairly comprehensive blog post on formatting your [...]


Welcome to my blog! When I was a grad student, I benefited a ton from people who were willing to share their professional development advice with me. Now that I’ve completed my PhD, I want to pass some of that knowledge on in the hopes that others will find it useful. There are plenty of [...]