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It’s important that your CV positively represents your achievements and career, and reflects the changing face of the profession. As a medical student starting out, this will be an essential way to really showcase what you’ve learnt during your training.
BMA Careers has lots of tips and suggestions to help you to successfully construct your CV. Here are a few key things to bear in mind:
Tailor the content
Always review the job specification against the current content of your CV. This will allow you to highlight and prioritise those elements that match the job description. If something is irrelevant, don’t be afraid to get rid of it.
Although there isn’t a set length for CVs, a succinct and short version is more desirable. Information, including personal details, national training number and general medical council registration should always be included.
Depending on your area of interest, use the following as a basis for your layout:
Remember your CV acts as a first impression so sell yourself as much as possible.
Sample template CV
Find out what BMA Careers can do for you here