How should a CV be set out?
Start with a CV personal profile (CV summary or CV objective) List your relevant work experience & key achievements. Build your CV education section correctly. Put relevant skills that fit the job opening.
How do I get a job outside academia?
Preparing for the non-academic job marketDefine your passion. Explore what you like most about non-academic work. Position yourself as more than just an academic. You need a resume not a CV and tailored application materials. Do your research! Approach networking like a social scientist:
Is a PhD higher than an MD?
In the US, a Doctor of Medicine degree is considered a professional degree while a Ph. D is considered a doctoral degree. The professional degree is considered higher than the doctoral degree. You’ll notice they rank MD higher than PhD, except when the MD does not have a Master’s degree and the PhD does have one.
What’s higher than PhD?
There’s actually no other degree higher than a doctorate. As it currently goes with education systems like those in the US, degrees are usually broken down as follows: Doctorates – usually consists of degrees such as “Doctor of…” and either “Doctor of Philosophy in…” or “Doctor of Philosophy, major in…”