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In addition to the below links, students also may see the director of graduate placement for hard copy c.v. samples from the APA

Joy Connolly’s C.V. Advice
As an addendum to the APA’s C.V. guideline, Connolly reminds applicants to pay keen attention to their teaching and research interests.

The C.V. Doctor
The Chronicle of Higher Education periodically publishes tips and help for creating a C.V. The authors makeover submitted C.V., providing links to the before and after shots.

How to Get A(n Academic) Job: Applications
This is Josephine Crawley Quinn’s succinct guide to the academic job application, including what to include in your cover letter and curriculum vitae and what to ask of your referees for their letters. Particularly useful is her transatlantic treatment of the process. Building upon her American experience as a graduate student at the University of California, Berkley while being a teacher at San Quentin prison and her current place as a University Lecturer in Ancient History at Worcester College, Oxford, she provides insights into what American and British search committees will be looking for.