Non-Academic Careers: CV/Resume Workshop for PhD's - Consulting Focus

Note:  The workshop is limited to UCSF students and/or postdoctoral scholars only

Registration Required (click HERE to register)

PhD students & postdocs: Need help writing your resume or CV for non-academic employment? Come and craft your document at the next OCPD Application Materials Clinic (AMCs) for PhDs.

In this interactive workshop, we'll teach you how to draft your document in a way that clearly shows why you're a top candidate. Attendees will also have opportunities to participate in activities that will help them critique and compose a better resume or CV.

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 pro

  • Organize, format and frame your document to better target opportunities that you're interested in 

Presenter: Patti Meyer, OCPD Program Director, Career Development, Non-Academic Careers

Pleast Note: 

  • March is Consulting Month, so we'll target a few slides on tailoring your document for those type of positions, however, this workshop will serve PhDs and Postdocs who are looking at other non-academic careers.

  • This session is for 20 UCSF PhD students and postdoctoral scholars applying for non-faculty careers only.  It is offered approximately every six weeks.Those preparing faculty documents should attend the PAC-UP workshops. To learn more, visit

  • A light lunch will be provided during this session. Please be sure to register for this event in order to secure your meal. 
  • Please bring a draft of your document to this event, and a laptop, if you have either. Don't have a copy of your CV? Come anyway! 

Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Parnassus Campus: Medical Sciences Building: 513 Parnassus Ave, Room S-163

Event Type



Students, Postdocs




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