Writing Your Curriculum Vitae Alison Bowes Director, Career Services Building M-8 email@example.com
About Your CV • Appropriate for people in academics, administration, consulting, HR, science and research • More detailed than a resume (1-4 pages) • Focus- highlight academic achievements and scholarly potential
About Your CV • Components- publications, presentations, teaching experience, education/training, honors and grants. • Goals- To present a full history of your academic credentials: teaching, research, awards and service.
Sections to Include • Heading • Objective (optional) • Education • Coursework (relevant to application) • Dissertation/Thesis (brief summary of content/methodology) • Additional Training • Honors/Awards/Scholarships
Sections to Include • Professional Associations • Professional Experience (starting with college years) • Teaching Experience • Research Experience • Grants • Publications/Papers (use APA format)
Sections to Include • Presentations/Workshops (include title, audience, location, dates) • Professional Licenses, Certificates, Credentials (in order, most recent first) • Professional Activities • Language Skills • Computer Skills
Example Marvin Plakart, Ph.D. 636 Any Street San Diego, CA 92131 (619) 348-8000 EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Ph.D. Clinical Psychology May 2003 Alliant International University, San Diego, CA 3.9 Cumulative GPA M.A. Counseling May 1999 San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 3.96 Cumulative GPA B.S. Psychology, Minor: Speech Communication May 1991 San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Graduated Cum Laude, 3.8 GPA CLINICAL EXPERIENCE Post-Doctoral Counseling Psychological Resident The Psychiatric Group, San Diego, CA June 2003 - Present Conduct psychological assessments, provide individual counseling for adult clients, facilitate group counseling. Pre-Doctoral Clinical Intern June 2002 - May 2003 Mercy Medical Center, San Diego, CA Provided individual counseling for both inpatient and outpatient clients. Conducted psychological assessment (Intellectual, Personality, Neuropsychological). Facilitated group counseling (Intensive Outpatient Adolescent Group, Chronic Pain Group, Schizophrenic Men’s Group, and Living with Cancer Group). Co-Facilitated group counseling (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with Borderline Personality Disorder and Sexual Offender Groups). Psychological Technician Sept. 1999 – Oct. 2002 Center for the Developmentally Disabled, San Diego, CA Wrote behavioral treatment programs, compiled behavioral data analysis on clients, assisted community living groups, presented monthly reports, attended staff meetings.
Example Marvin Plakart, Ph.D 2 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Adjunct Professor of Psychology Sept. 2004 - Present San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Instruct masters level counseling students in Pre-Practicum class, facilitate their development of clinical counseling skills, supervise master’s level students, prepare exams, evaluate clinical tapes, grade papers and tests. Teachers Assistant Sept. 1998 – May 1999 San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Instructed master’s level counseling students in the following subjects: Mental Pathology, Theories of Counseling, and Pre-Practicum Clinical Counseling Experience. Supervised masters level students, prepared tests, and evaluated tests and papers. ADDITIONAL TRAINING Solution Focused Therapy Training, San Diego, CA September 2002 Peer Helpers Leadership Program Seminar, San Diego, CA February 2001 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES American Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL March 2002 San Diego Counseling Association Conference, Orange County, CA April 1999 American Counseling Association Conference, Orlando, FL March 1997 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Psychological Association, Member, 2000 - Present San Diego Psychological Association, Member, 2003 - Present American Counseling Association, Member, 1997 - 2000 AWARDS Pre-Doctoral Clinical Residency Training Award, 2002-2003 Outstanding Leadership Award, Alliant International University, April 2001
Example AMY LETRIVE 570 State Street ▪ Asheville, NC 75690 ▪ (599) 489-5555 ▪ firstname.lastname@example.org EDUCATION Ed.D. Mental Health Counseling May 1999 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL M.A. Mental Health Counseling May 1995 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Relevant Coursework Family Counseling, Assessment in Counseling & Development, Professional Identity and Ethics, Quantitative Research Methods, and Group Counseling. B.S. Psychology May 1993 University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC CLINICAL EXPERIENCE Private Practice Dec. 2001 - Present Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Center of Western North Carolina, Asheville, NC Provide individual, group, couple, and family therapy for anxiety, mood, and substance use disorders from a cognitive-behavioral orientation with adolescent and adult outpatient population. Substance Abuse Counselor II Aug. 2001 - Dec. 2001 Blue Ridge Mental Health Center, Asheville, NC Responsible for clinical substance abuse, mental health treatment, and case management services to youth incarcerated at the Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center (SVYDC) Screened for mental health and substance abuse problems among the general incarcerated population at SVYDC Performed in-depth psycho-social assessments of individual dynamics and needs Provided individual, group, and family therapy using a cognitive-behavioral orientation
Example Amy Letrive 2 Psychology Internship (300 hours) Sept. 1998 - Jan. 1999 Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Co-led daily adult high-functioning group therapy sessions Facilitated individual and family therapy with young adults through geriatric population over a wide range of disorders Attended medical student psychiatric lecture series Participated in recreational therapy groups Observed individual, family, and group therapy sessions conducted by therapists from a variety of disciplines Psychology Practicum (150 hours) Sept. 1997 - Dec. 1997 Horizon/New Pathways Alternative School, Gainesville, FL Performed eight hours of individual counseling per week Co-led a one-hour weekly anger management group Performed crisis intervention with adolescent population TEACHING EXPERIENCE Adjunct Psychology Instructor May 2001 - Present Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC Courses Taught: Abnormal Psychology (Summer 2001; Summer 2002; 2 sections Fall 2002; 2 sections Spring 2003, Spring 2004; Fall 2004; Spring 2005) General Psychology (Fall 2001; Spring 2002; 2 sections Fall 2002, Spring 2004) Volunteer Lab Instructor Jan. 1998 - June 1998 University of Florida Department of Counselor Education, Gainesville, FL Led a one-hour weekly lab for first semester graduate students in Counselor Education as part of their course in Counseling Theories and Techniques Reviewed and provided feedback on videotaped counseling sessions, provided guidance and feedback on role plays, and assigned grades
Example Amy Letrive 3 Graduate Assistant Aug. 1994 - May 1996 University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC Aided in the preparation and organization of the Criminal Justice Courses Prison Violence and Alternatives to Imprisonment Taught two to three class sessions per semester SELECTED TRAINING 3 hours of training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with the therapy-wise multiproblem client; Training conducted by Kirk Strosahl; New Orleans; 11/20/04 3 hours of training in Functional Analytic Psychotherapy; Training conducted by Robert J. Kohlenberg, Jonathan W. Kanter, Chauncey Parker, Reo W. Newring, & Christine Terry; New Orleans; 11/20/04 3 hours of training in Enhancing exposure efficacy: Strategies for maximizing safety learning; Training conducted by Michael W. Otto & Jasper A. J. Smits; New Orleans; 11/19/04 3 hours of training in Getting resistant substance abusers to enter treatment by working with their loved ones: The CRAFT program; Training conducted by Jane Ellen Smith & Robert J. Meyers; 11/20/04 PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES Master Addictions Counselor (MAC); NBCC; Certification #57531; 11/25/03-Present Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC); NBCC; Certification #57531 12/01-Present Certified member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT); Certification #518 11/01-Present NC Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); License # 3745 4/1/01-present Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC); NBCC; Certification # 57531 4/24/99-Present PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Mental Health Counselors Association 2003-Present Anxiety Disorders Association of America 2003-Present Association for Behavior Analysis 2003-Present
Example Amy Letrive 4 PUBLICATIONS Letrive, A., & Hayes, S.C. (under review). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Implications for Professional Counseling. Letrive, A., & Cohen, B.N. (2003). Predicting college student intention to seek help for alcohol abuse. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 22 (2) 169-192. Letrive, A. (March 23, 2004). Don't let fear of dental visits keep you from caring for your teeth. Asheville Citizen-Times, pp F1, F6. Letrive, A. (December 15, 2003). Generalized Anxiety Disorder can be treated by medicine or by psychotherapy. Asheville Citizen-Times, pp F2, F3. PRESENTATIONS Letrive, A. (March 23, 2004). Adolescent substance abuse treatment update. Invited, 1 hour presentation given to the Western National Counseling regional meeting, Springfield, NC Presentation given at Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, NC. Letrive, A. (July 15, 2003). What is cognitive-behavioral therapy? Invited, 30- minute presentation given to NAMI, Asheville, NC. Letrive, A. (March 3, 2003). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for Cluster B personality disorders. 6 hour continuing education program given at Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, NC. COMPUTER SKILLS Proficient in SAS, SPSS, and Microsoft Word Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, Publisher, and Powerpoint