Preparing CV and Cover Letters
Rackham-CRLT May Seminar on Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) is a nationally recognized program to prepare doctoral students for academic positions. To download information and useful tips from previous years, please check out handouts from the 2015 PFF, 2014 PFF, and 2012 Winter Seminar Series.
CRLT Preparing Future Faculty Web Resources enlists different types of academic jobs, how to navigate the academic job market, and strategies for success at any stage of one’s academic career, from graduate student to postdoc to full professor.
The U-M Career Center has tips on writing your curriculum vita. The Center also offers workshops during fall and winter semesters on preparing academic materials, including cv. To register for these workshops, please visit their handshake site.
Preparing Materials for the Search: Statements of Research, Teaching, and Diversity
CRLT has an extensive set of guidelines on how to write a teaching philosophy statement, with assessment rubric and examples.
Rackham Graduate School holds regular events during fall and winter semesters with Sally Schmall or the Career Center, covering topics such as preparing elevator pitches and networking using LinkedIn among others.