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Crafting PhD CV(s) – yes you will have more than one CV! | LSE Careers blog
More than half of LSE PhD students work outside academia after their studies. For some, the transition is smooth, for others the journey is longer and involves some rejections from employers before securing the first post-PhD position. A well prepared CV or application form will increase your chances of success in any sector and many PhD students and graduates have versions suitable for a range of sectors. Employers tell us they expect written applications to be tailored to their role and organisation. Our PhD careers consultant Catherine Reynolds explains what this means for you: Outside academia 'Tailoring' is probably more difficult than you realise, I think it means having a good long think about what you have been doing during the past few years and considering these experiences from the point of view of your next selection committee. They are only looking for a good match with their role and organisation, so make it easy for them to see how you meet their requirements. You'll