Week 1 – Assignment
An important element for graduate students entering the academic job market for the first time is the curriculum vitae. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is essential for anyone who is interested in obtaining a job in a scientific related field, especially those who plan to obtain an advanced degree. A well-written and organized CV is the critical first step in applying for a job and is the first impression an employer will make about you. In today’s competitive job market, having a CV that stands out and highlights all of your training and accomplishments will be a significant advantage when you are ready to apply for your first job.
Review the Writing the Curriculum Vitae information (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. on the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) website, and then create your own Curriculum Vitae using the Curriculum Vitae template (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. You should use your own name, but please use a fictitious address, date of birth, and contact information. View theses samples of curricula vitae for assistance in completing this assignment.
Sample Curricula Vita
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After receiving feedback on your Curriculum Vitae, please implement any changes recommended by the instructor, confirm you have used fictitious personal contact information, go to Pathbrite and upload the revised Curriculum Vitae to your Pathbrite portfolio.
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CONTACT INFORMATION – [for the purposes of PSY625, use your real name, but create fictitious information for Address, Telephone, Cell Phone, and Email address to protect your privacy.]
PERSONAL INFORMATION – for the purposes of PSY625, use may create fictitious information for any of the following.
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Optional Personal Information – for the purposes of PSY625, use may create fictitious information for any of the following.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY – List in chronological order, include position details and dates
Research and Training:
EDUCATION – Include dates, majors, and details of degrees, training and certification
Certifications and Accreditations:
SAMPLE CURRICULUM VITAE
Chris Student, M.A.
111 Street #2
Home: (773) 111-1111
Any town, IL 60000
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois 09/03-Present Fourth-year student in the APA-Accredited Psy.D. Program.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, awarded May 2005.
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada 09/98-12/02 Bachelor of Science, awarded December 2002. Majors: Psychology and Sociology. Honors: Candidate for the University of Toronto Book Award, 1998; Ontario Scholar for excellent academic performance
John Stroger Hospital of Cook County 07/06-Present Advanced Practicum Extern Chicago, IL
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Provide weekly individual, family, and group outpatient treatment to individuals from underserved populations. Participate in didactic workshops and present clinical cases to multidisciplinary teams. • Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic: Coordinate with a medical team to provide intake assessments. Provide weekly individual and family outpatient therapy in a combined medical and psychiatric setting. • Emergency Room Rotation: Provide psychiatric consultations and assessments of individuals who present to the Adult and Pediatric Emergency Rooms. • Pediatric Consultation: Offer psychiatric consultations to Pediatric Inpatient Medicine, Trauma Unit, Burn Unit, Obstetrics, and Gynecology. • Supervisors: Robert Busy, Ph.D., Karen Overtime, Psy.D.
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Behavior Health Services 07/05-06/06 Intermediate Practicum Extern Chicago, IL
• Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program: Conducted intensive therapy sessions with culturally diverse adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 years in a milieu-oriented program. Adolescents were recently discharged from psychiatric hospitalization, at risk for substance use and/or incarceration. • Diagnostic Interviews and Case Management: Conducted interviews with children and families, young adults, and adults. Extensive intake interviews, case conceptualizations, treatment planning, and weekly didactic seminars were also a part of the training experience. • Supervisors: David Trainalong, Ph.D., Denise Supersuperviser, Ph.D.
United Stand Counseling Center 07/04-06/05 Basic Practicum Extern Chicago, IL
• Assessment: Evaluated culturally diverse children between the ages of four and eighteen years who presented with various clinical diagnoses in school and community mental health center settings. Administered, scored, and interpreted various standardized psychological tests. • Psychological Report Writing: Wrote integrative diagnostic reports based on test data regarding clients’ cognitive, intellectual and emotional functioning. Reports included extensive treatment recommendations and were primarily aimed towards teachers and parents. • School Therapist: Conducted weekly outpatient therapy with several children who presented with emotional and academic concerns in a school setting. • Supervisor: Kim Devoted, Psy.D.
TEACHING AND ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 09/05-Present Faculty Assistant Chicago, IL • Aid the professor in developing and implementing lesson plans, grading assignments for various courses, completing administrative tasks, and aiding in addressing student concerns. • Assist with scholarship activities such as data analysis, formulating and editing journal publications, preparing for conference presentations, and formulating grants. • Supervisor: Peter Pan, Psy.D.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 01/05-08/05 Teaching Assistant Chicago, IL • Aided the instructor in developing weekly lesson plans, grading various class assignments and tests, and organizing the presentation of class materials. • Supervisor: George Glass, Ph.D.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 09/05-Present Doctoral Dissertation Chicago, IL Title: Interracial Adoption: A Tale of Two Identities
• Conducted quantitative research involving statistical analysis and original data collection from 22 participants. • Reviewed literature on topics including the foster care system and adoption. • Assessed how interracially adopted children develop their identities by examining their peer relationships, self-perception, and ethnic identification. • Chairperson: Matt Smith, Ph.D., Committee Member: Mar Woods, Psy.D. • Dissertation Proposal Approved: 12/05 • Dissertation Oral Defense: 05/07 expected
ChildServ – The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 04/04-Present Research Assistant / Point Person Chicago, IL • Coordinated and led a research-based review of assessment tools for three group homes in the Chicago-area. Research review focused on adolescents who presented with mood and anxiety disorders, and behavioral disorders. • Created a clinician’s handbook on the assessment tools to provide reliability and validity of tools. • Supervisor: Ian Brilliant, Psy.D.
ChildServ – The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 06/04-09/05 Program Development Researcher Chicago, IL • Researched and presented on behavior point systems. • Created and administered an interview for group home staff and clients. • Reviewed the current program, and developed and trained staff on a new treatment program. • Supervisor: Ian Brilliant, Psy.D.
University of Toronto, Child Studies Lab 12/01-02/03 Research Assistant Toronto, Canada • Assisted a Child Psychologist by collecting data on social development and family systems. • Quantitatively analyzed children’s drawings and entered data. • Co-created and disseminated a study on adolescent views of their childhood experiences and the way in which culture functions in the representations of their experiences. • Supervisor: Joanna Superstar, Psy.D.
Chicago School of Professional Psychology Nealon-Woods, M., Student, C., Nicoletta, S., Tiberi, T., & Tilley, A. (2006, January). ChildServ: Helping Children in Need. Presented at the meeting of the Board of Trustees, Chicago, IL Illinois Psychology Association Smith, M. C., Student, C., Corn, V., & Brayton, A. (2004, November). Diversity Within Families: Racial/Ethical Identity Development in Transracial Adoption. Paper presented at the meeting of the Illinois Psychological Association, Northbrook, IL
Illinois Psychological Association for Graduate Students 06/04-06/05 IPAGS Chair -Elect Chicago, IL • Co-led committee meetings, created and maintained quarterly newsletters to student affiliates, and aided in establishing goals of the student association. • Served as IPA convention liaison between IPA board executives and the graduate student association. • Substituted for Chair when the Chair was unavailable.
University of Toronto, Student Services 09/01- 06/02 Peer Counselor Toronto, Canada
• Volunteered in the Student Services center working with students who presented with various concerns such as symptoms of depression, suicidal ideation, anxiety, eating disorders, adjustment disorders, family conflict, sexual orientation conflicts, and relationship difficulties.
Grand Ravine Community Center 09/00-06/02 Community Center Supervisor Toronto, Canada • Organized and implemented various programs and special events for children and families recently immigrated to the country. • Resolved concerns of staff and/or participants. • Instructed monthly training sessions for staff members to increase motivation levels, and to offer strategies for assuaging difficult participants.
St. Clair of Assisi Parish 09/02-06/03 Church Center Supervisor Assistant City, State • Devised unity programs for at-risk and minority children. • Organized food and clothing drives, Scott’s Mission excursions, a Sharelife campaign, and pajama programs for underserved populations.
HollyHawk Group Home 06/01-04/03 Therapist Assistant City, State • Worked as a volunteer with a team of therapists to provide treatment for an adolescent male diagnosed with ADHD and Conduct Disorder. • Assisted the adolescent to develop both social skills and increased executive cognitive functioning for school and home. This was implemented using play therapy methods in a oneon-one setting, cognitive restructuring, positive reinforcement as well as modeled behavior.
• American Psychological Association, Student Affiliate • Illinois Psychological Association, Student Affiliate
• Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Cultural Impact Conference, October 25, 2005.
• Illinois Psychological Association for Graduate Students Professional Development Series Workshop: Upcoming Legislation to Pass Prescription Privileges for Psychologists in Illinois, January 29, 2005.
• Fluent speaking and reading skills in the Italian language • Conversational French language skills
• Name, Ph.D. Director of Training and Clinical Psychologist Site name 1900 E. East St., Admin Bld., 11th Fl., Chicago, IL 60612 312.312.3122 email
• Name, Psy.D., LCPC Staff Psychologist Site Name 999 W. West St., Chicago, IL 60657 773.773.7733 email
• Name, Psy.D. Clinical Program Faculty The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 325 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610 312.329.3299 email