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Books from the CPD Lending Library

Check out books from the CPD Lending Library. To check something out, visit our office in G-9556 or email us with your request.

CV Handbook: A Curriculum Vitae Owner's Manual
By Will Coghill-Behrends and Rebecca Anthony

Gallery of Best Cover Letters
By David F. Noble

Gallery of Best Resumes: A Collection of Quality Resumes by Professional Resume Writers
By David F. Noble

Knock 'em Dead Resumes: A Killer Resume Gets More Job Interviews!
By Martin Yate

Individual Support

Request an appointment with our Life Sciences Career Coach, Eric Vaughn for assistance with your CV, resume, cover letter, research plan, or teaching plan/philosophy.

Online Resources


The Professor Is In: CV or Resume?
From Vitae, by Karen Kelsky

The Right References
From Inside Higher Ed, by Christine Kelly

Roadblocks | SMD membership registration
From Bio Careers, by Diana Bharucha

Verbal Origami
From Inside Higher Ed, by Joseph Barber

From the NIH

CV/Resume Workshop

FAQ's on Resumes

Guide to Converting a CV to a Resume

Guide to Writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Guide to Writing Letters for Faculty Positions

Guide to Writing Resumes

How to Write a Cover Letter

Resumes and CVs - Tailor Made

Keyword Tagging

Samples from the NIH

Sample CV 1| Sample CV 2

Sample Resume 1| Sample Resume 2

Sample Edited CV 1 | CV 2 | CV 3

Webinars from the NIH

CVs and Resumes: Essential Job Search Documents

Resumes and Cover Letters for Industry