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Researcher Development : CVs and Covering Letters



Education and Research


Education and Research

About this course:

Employers often spend as little as 90 seconds deciding if you are worth interviewing.

Your CV needs to look professional and immediately make a positive first impression that you could match the employers requirements.

Recommended for Early Career Researchers.

Please bring your CV to the session.


Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Understand the purpose of a CV.

- Analyse the information which should be contained within a CV and covering letter.

- Explore and evaluate a variety of CV formats and styles for use in the UK.

- Review how to effectively market your skills, experience and knowledge.

- Perceive the importance of tailoring the documents to different audiences.

Who should attend this course:

This course is recommended for Research Staff.


This session is delivered by Kate Foster, Researcher Development Career Coach.

Before the course:

No preparation is required for this course.

Learning provider:

This course is administered by Researcher Development; please contact for more details.

06/02/2018 Streatham: Old Library Training Room 4 (Professional Development Suite) 10:00 12:00 Free Kate Foster Fully booked

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