Biotech Industry Researcher Series: Resumes

Note: Registration required (Register through Eventbrite)

This workshop is for current and former UCSF students and postdocs only.

This workshop will introduce the you to difference between a CV and a resume, and teach you how to craft a solid industry researcher resume.  Finally, you will learn four steps for tailoring your industry resume each time you apply for a job, so that you will be recognized as an ideal fit for that job. Bring a paper copy of whatever CV or resume you have and receive constructive coaching on how to improve it!

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between a CV and resume, what you’ll be writing & why
  • Follow the three steps to organize and write a resume or CV like a career counselor
  • Organize, format and frame your document to better target opportunities that you're interested in 


Patti Meyer, PhD

Program Director, Non-academic Career Development, Office of Career and Professional Development

Other programs in this series:  (must register separately for each date)

*each session is meant to stand alone; attendance at previous sessions is not required.

Jan. 3, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.:  Job hunting for an Industry Researcher position

Jan. 10, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.: Networking for an Industry Researcher position

Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.: Interviewing for an Industry Researcher position  

Jan. 31, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.: Compensation negotiation for an Industry Researcher position (MH 1401-1402), no registration required.

Additional resources available on our webpage.

Wednesday, January 17 at 9:00am to 10:00am

UCSF School of Nursing , N-217

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Students, Postdocs




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