Contact information should appear at the top of the c.v. document in a format such as:
Name, Highest Degree Earned
City, State Zip Code
Additional formatting tips:
Name: Include first name, middle initial, and last name.
Highest degree earned: List your highest degree completed after your name.
Address: Include street address, city, state, and zip code.
Telephone: List a telephone number including area code.
Email: List a professional-sounding email address or Walden email.
Tip: You may also want to add a link to your LinkedIn profile, Chronicle Vitae page, career portfolio, or professional website to further showcase your brand. Refer to the following sites to build your online presence:
Important note for doctoral students:
You should not include amended forms of a degree (e.g., PhD-C or PhD (c)) next to your name to indicate partial completion of your program, nor should you use ABD (all-but-dissertation). These designations are not accepted credentials, and using them may confuse others, including prospective employers. Also, these amended forms are not recognized by Walden University.
Learn more about how to list your academic credentials.
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