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Dos and Don'ts for Creating Your CV
DO highlight your major accomplishments first. If you've received many scholarships and awards -highlight that before highlighting one volunteer experience.
DO make sure CV's are organized, clear and easy to read
DO make sure you include short descriptions of your experiences. Those reading your CV may not know what 'Selective' means.
DON'T include presentations and papers written during class or developed for coursework such as your tx planning presentations
DON'T include work experience unless it is relevant to the dental field
DON'T put rotations at Queenscare, URM, Mobile Clinic under volunteer experience. Place them under Humanitarian or Community Outreach and in parentheses put (mandatory rotation).
General Categories Included in CVs
Make sure to highlight your most prominent accomplishments FIRST.
Dental Experience, Externships, Professional Experiences, Relevant "Ortho, OMFS, Endo, Perio, Prosth, Pedo" Experience
Leadership Experience (or Activities)
Service Experience/Community Service/Humanitarian Work/Volunteer Work
Awards & Achievements
Publications (if applicable)
Work Experience (if applicable)
Can add other special skills - Languages for example
A note regarding services
At this time, Wilson Dental Library staff and librarians do
not review or edit personal statements.