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Career Development: Preparing CV's for non-research/ non-academic jobs

Course overview Date, venue & booking

This workshop will help you prepare for the job application process more effectively by fine tuning your CV and cover letter. It will include a discussion on transferring skills to non-academic application, and could include talks from speakers who have made such a move. We will also look at examples of CV's e.g: admin, project management and industry.

It will cover the following:

  • Non-Academic CVs/cover letters - structure, style and content
  • Opportunity to share & peer review your own documents

Who is it for?

Open to all Research Active Staff

Session Objectives:

By the end of the session you will have:

  • Gained a better understanding of the tools and techniques required to perfect your CV & cover letter

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring with you your CV/ cover letters and any applications form you have.

Led by:

Helen Stringer -Career Service Manager

Date: 5th June 2014

Time: 9.30am - 1pm

Venue: Room 1, Wolfson Research Exchange, 3rd Floor Library


Book a place

Catering provided: Rrefreshments will be proved on arrival as well as a tea and coffee break part way through the session

Any questions?

Administration arrangements:

Contact Abi Render:

or ext. 24959, LDC admin support

Workshop content:

Sandy Sparks,

or ext. 74121, Learning Development Centre