How to make great CVs for industry and academia

Date: This event took place on October 9, 2020

This webcast, the first of a two-part series, will aim to help PhD students and other early career researchers improve their CVs for their future careers. It will touch on both academic and industry research CVs, and the differences between them.

You will learn:

  • How do industry and academic CVs differ?
  • What should I include in my CV when it comes to my research work?
  • How should I structure my CV?

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  • Sarah Blackford

    Sarah Blackford

    Sarah Blackford is a qualified Higher Education careers adviser (MA, Warwick University) and an honorary teaching fellow (Lancaster University) with a background in scientific research and publishing. Having started her career in careers over 20 years ago, Sarah was appointed Head of Education with a scientific learned society based in London, which is when she began to specialise in supporting doctoral students and early career researchers. Since setting up as a PhD career consultant she now provides interactive career development workshops, webinars and individual career guidance across Europe and beyond. Sarah is a registered career practitioner with the Career Development Institute and the Association for Graduate Careers Services (AGCAS) and adheres to a recognised ethical code of practice. Author of ‘Career planning for research bioscientists’ (Wiley, 2012), much of her advice and resources are published on her blog,

  • Jack Leeming, Senior Careers Editor, Nature

    Moderator: Jack Leeming, Senior Careers Editor, Nature

    Jack is a senior careers editor at Nature where he manages Nature’s community careers content, selected careers features and supplements in Nature, writing and photography competitions, live events and careers outreach.