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Writing CVs and Cover Letters for the Academic Job Search

Friday, September 7, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT

Is your CV simply a list of your academic achievements, publications, and courses? Are you looking for inspiration to write an effective CV and a cover letter aimed at employers outside of Higher Ed? Sign up for this workshop where the topic will be the do’s and don’ts of CV and cover letter writing. This session will focus on the basics of CV and cover letter writing, but also give food for thought on effective ways to communicate your skills in an interview.

This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Space is limited. For faculty and staff, please contact to see if we can accommodate your attendance.

Pre-registration is required at


Friday, September 7
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Rackham Graduate School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. We will return at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26. During the holiday, there will be no processing of application materials and no updates to your Wolverine Access account. After we reopen, there will be a delay in processing application materials. Thank you for your patience as we process the high volume of materials.