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Application Materials — CV Guide, Doctoral Program

Applicants to the doctoral program at UNC School of Social Work must submit a current curriculum vitae (CV) as part of the application. Your CV should include these elements:

Mailing Address

Areas of Special Interest

Education
List institutions and the dates you attended in reverse chronological order, beginning with your most recent degree. Include each degree, noting major and minor fields of study.

Continuing Education
List significant and relevant continuing education experiences in the past 10 years

Paid Employment History
List significant and relevant paid social work or human services experiences in reverse chronological order, beginning with your most recent experience. Identify your employer, the location of your employment, and beginning and ending dates. Include a brief description of each job.

Volunteer Experiences
List significant and relevant social work or human services experiences in reverse chronological order, beginning with your most recent experience. Identify the agency, its location, and beginning and ending dates. Include a brief description of your responsibilities and activities.

Honors and Awards
Identify academic honors and relevant awards you have received.

Professional Affiliations/Licensure
List professional associations in which you hold membership (e.g., NASW) and any advanced certifications you have earned (e.g., state licensure for the practice of social work, AAMFT).

Research and Evalution Experiences
List research and evaluation experiences in which you have participated, including a description of your position and responsibilities with beginning and ending dates.

Teaching Experiences
List courses that you have taught at the university or community college level, including the course title, academic level, beginning and ending dates, a brief course description, and the institution at which it was taught.

Paper Presentations at Conferences
List the titles of papers that you have presented at national, state, or other conferences in the past five years. Include the date, the conference sponsor, and any co-authors or co-presenters.

Publications
List publications on which you are an author. Include journal articles, books, book chapters, technical reports, magazine or newsletter articles, contract or grant applications, and program manuals. Please follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 3rd edition, for style.