Past Events

Preparing Your CV and Making Job Applications

Network Event

  • 6 February 2019
  • 4:30 – 6:00 pm
  • Open to members of the Doctoral Researchers Network
  • Teaching Room, Paul Mellon Centre

George Morland, 1763–1804, British, A Party Angling, 1789, Oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection This session explores the different aspects of job seeking with a PhD in British art: how to go about job hunting in art history, strategies for writing a strong application, how to prepare your CV for academic and non-academic roles, and what to expect at interview. Each speaker will deliver a brief presentation, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. The session will include a workshop looking at sample CVs and inviting attendees to consider their strengths and weaknesses.

Speakers: Dr Amy Tobin (Lecture in History of Art, University of Cambridge, and Curator of Exhibitions, Events and Research at Kettle's Yard); Dr Cicely Robinson (Brice Curator, Watts Gallery-Artists' Village); and one more to be confirmed. 

The event is free to attend for DRN members but registration is required.