Creating an Effective CV, with Jean-luc Doumont [SEAS Event]


Friday, January 25, 2019, 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Jefferson 250

Its format may have evolved over the years, if only to reflect new ways to communicate, but its purpose has not changed: a curriculum vitæ must establish a candidate’s competencies and enable rapid, selective access to the information provided. In this lecture, Jean-luc Doumont will discuss what to include in a curriculum vitæ, how to format it, and how to write an effective cover letter, as a recent graduate or as a more experienced professional. This event is targeted to GSAS students and postdocs in STEM fields and is co-sponsored by the SEAS Graduate Council and SEAS Academic Office.


Speaker Bio: Jean-luc Doumont is an articulate, entertaining, and thought-provoking speaker, He reaches a wide range of audiences worldwide as an invited speaker at companies, universities, research laboratories, and major conferences. He is an engineer from the Louvain School of Engineering, holds a PhD in applied physics from Stanford University, and is author of "Trees, Maps, and Theorems," his book about “effective communication for rational minds.”