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A quick guide to a CV for a PhD application

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Whilst it may include a lot of the same information, a CV for a PhD can be slightly different from a CV for a graduate job. This page describes some key things to consider when writing a CV for a PhD application.

About Careers Network

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Find out about Careers Network, the University's careers and employability department.

About Reverse Mentoring

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Reverse mentoring is one of many innovative activities being piloted as part of Transformation West Midlands, funded by the Office of Students, to make a positive change to the West Midlands region, increasing opportunities of local jobs for local graduates.

About the Access to Your Career (A2C) Scheme

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About the Access to your Career (A2C) Scheme, providing exclusive guidance and opportunities designed to support students from less advantaged backgrounds.

About The Birmingham Project

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A description about The Birmingham Project, a project aimed a first year undergraduates.

About the Personal Skills Award (PSA)

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About the Personal Skills Award at the University of Birmingham

About the Professional Development Module

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Information regarding the Professional Development Module within the College of Social Sciences.

About Transformation West Midlands (TWM)

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Transformation West Midlands is an OfS funded project between University of Birmingham, Newman University and University College Birmingham, to support local students and graduates into local employment by building a diverse graduate talent pipeline for West Midlands employers.

Academia

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A career in academia usually means a combination of research, teaching and administration (depending on your post and institution).

Academic Adjacent careers

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Information on academic-adjacent career areas: careers that are closely linked to academia but don't involve directly undertaking research or teaching.
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