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Job Application Preparation

Check out University of Michigan’s Resume and Cover Letter Tips for PhD Students. A great document with loads of examples across disciplines.


UMD has some resources on crafting your teaching statement and portfolio.


UCSF has some great resources for academic job searches, including some sample materials (CVs, cover letters, etc.) across multiple disciplines.

UMBC’s Career Center professionals are available for virtual appointments. Students and alumni may schedule individual 30- or 60-minute appointments through UMBCworks. Simply click on “Counseling Appt” from the UMBCworks homepage menu. After selecting your date/time of choice, you will be given the option for phone or Webex video/screen-share appointment mode. An increased number of virtual appointments are currently being made available.