How to write a CV
- http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/cv/lawvacworkcv.htm This advice is from Kent’s central Careers & Employability Service and is a good starting point to a basic layout format. I think that there are enhancements that can be made to this format so please come back here in September and check out my additional advice.
- http://www.law.ac.uk/employability/ – This great package of career information includes a chapter on CV writing (Chapter 6). You can register to use this site without paying or being a student of the University of Law.
- Online Learning: The central Careers & Employability Service has a series of presentations available, which cover a range of employability topics from CV’s, Interviews, LinkedIn, to view on https://www.kent.ac.uk/ces/student/online-learning.html
Useful CV words
- Make sure you use ‘power words’ in your CV. Here’s a list you may find useful Top 100 Power Resume Words
- And, here’s a shorter list of power words: CV POWER WORDS
This document will help you to identify the usefulness of undertaking a research placement and how to present details of it on your CV for either academic or other careers: Research Experience