ACS Webinar - Your Career Story: Crafting CVs and Resumes

ACS Webinar - Your Career Story: Crafting CVs and Resumes

May 15, 2024 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

An employer’s first impression of a potential job candidate comes from how they present their knowledge, experience, skills, and achievements in a written document. Depending on the job sector, this document will take form as a resume or a curriculum vitae (CV).

Join Milcah S. Jackson of the Student and Postdoctoral Scholars Development Office at the American Chemical Society as she discusses when a resume or CV is necessary, the differences and similarities between both documents, and provide tips on how to build a resume using a comprehensive CV. Discover more about individual development plans (IDPs) and ChemIDP’s new feature “My Vitae,” a tool that allows users to document career and professional development highlights.


What You Will Learn

  • The similarities and differences between Resumes and CVs
  • Which document is more commonly requested based on job sector
  • How a comprehensive CV can be used to build a job-specific resume