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Job Applications and Writing CVs

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One-day workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center on September 10, 2019, 9.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m., Alte Sternwarte, Poppeldorfer Allee 47, Room Pegasus (0.003).



This one-day workshop will benefit anyone writing job applications in English. The morning session will focus on key elements of writing a persuasive cover letter while the afternoon session will focus on writing CVs.
This concentrated workshop will be a mixture of individual and group writing exercises, input sessions by the instructor using real-life examples and discussion. Participants should bring their CV to the workshop and any other relevant material such as job adverts or cover letters.
  • Interpre'ng the job advert
  • Planning your CV and cover le9er
  • Understanding the difference between a feature and benefit
  • Reducing wordiness and edi'ng for style
  • PuAng in all into prac'ce: work on your own material


Target Group

Doctoral candidates from all subject areas.


Course Language



Course Instructor

Lesley-Anne Weiling

"Promotion plus"

8 units are applicable for this course within the "Promotion plus" certificate. 


Module 4: Career Management





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In case you have questions regarding our course offerings, please contact:
Joana Bürger-John, Bonn Graduate Center, [Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.].
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