How to Write a CV

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 12 pm (Central)

Are you on the job hunt in an industry that requires having a strong CV? Join us for a webinar designed to help UChicago alumni refine their CVs, or create one for the first time.

behavioral-interviewing--1-In a world full of resumes, you may be confused the first time you see a job posting request you include your Curriculum Vitae (CV) upon application. There are distinct differences between the two, and they should not be used interchangeably. Briana Konnick brings extensive experience in career development with PhD and postdoc students, and will be leading the workshop to help you build an effective CV.
This workshop will provide attendees with best practices for creating an effective CV for academic job applications. This will include:
  • The role and power of a CV
  • Foundations of formatting
  • Sections and conventions of a CV
  • Content that works
  • Final considerations

About the Presenter: 

bkBriana Konnick, PhD, is the Associate Director of Graduate Career Development at the University of Chicago, in a central administrative office called UChicagoGRAD. She provides career and professional development to PhD students and postdocs in all three STEM divisions on campus (Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, and the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering), and is a Program Navigator for the myCHOICE BEST program. Briana was previously a Program Coordinator at The Scripps Research Institute in the Career and Postdoc Services Office, providing career support to biomedical scientists. She received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, her PhD in biology from The Scripps Research Institute, and conducted a short postdoctoral appointment there as well. Briana leverages her experience as a trained scientist to assist PhD students and postdocs with identifying their career goals, developing strategic experiences to build on skills, and successfully transitioning to paths within academia, industry, government, and nonprofits.





Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 12pm (Central)


Cost: Complimentary

Location: Online 

Note: This webinar will not be recorded


Event Contact

Hannah Zwick
Assistant Director, Career Development
UChicago Alumni Association Contact