Every CV is as Unique as Every Student

Write a standout CV and Personal Statement.

The Career Development team and others at UCLA are here to support you, whether you are just getting started or need help polishing your CV.

Medical school students at Geffen Hall patio planning their careers in medicine

Writing Your Medical Student CV

A Curriculum Vitae (CV) plays an important role in each student’s application for scholarships, research opportunities, and residency. Here's how DGSOM can help you throughout the writing process. 

Medical Student CV Workshops

Attend one of our monthly CV Workshops to get an overview of the basics before you get started.


Set up an appointment with a Career Development staff member to review your CV draft.

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Specialty ACE

Get feedback on your CV from your Specialty Advisor for Career Exploration (ACE) or mentor.

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Writing Your Personal Statement for Residency Applications

UCLA Graduate Writing Center

The UCLA Graduate Writing Center has great resources for putting together your personal statement for your residency application.

Writing in Medicine

Writing the Personal Statement for Residency in Medicine

Writing Consultation Appointments


Watch the UCLA Graduate Writing Center workshop: Personal Statements for Residency Applications.

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Career Development and Well-Being

Aurora Reyes, MAEd
Director for Career Development and Well-Being

Mary Ann Triest, EdD
Director for Student Engagement - Student Organizations