realworld PhDs

A resource for job hunting PhDs.

At RealWorld PhDs, we aim to provide outstanding consulting services with the intention of helping our clients find satisfying, long-term employment.  We offer a range of personalized services, and bring to bear an understanding of both modern recruitment methods and the particular needs and challenges facing graduate students and PhDs.



Resume Revision and editing

$50 per resume

Service includes a revised final version (Word format in tracked changes), including copy editing and recommendations for improved content and formatting.  CV editing is also available for those applying to graduate programs or to faculty and research positions.




Service includes one-on-one discussion (by phone, Skype, or google hangout) of long-term career goals and short term targets; available for career planning, review of job postings and cover letters, interview prep, or negotiation prep.


Additional Information: all services will be billed through Paypal with associated invoices.  For resume revisions, half payment is due at time of request - initial billing will include a deadline of not more than 1 week for final copy, depending on current workload.  One-on-one consultations will be billed weekly - a quote including estimated hours will be provided along with initial scheduling of the first meeting.  Please note that for one-on-one consulting that includes review of written material (i.e. review of job postings and cover letters), additional time may be billed for material review.  Hourly billing will be rounded to the nearest quarter hour.  Failure to pay may result in the delay or cancellation of further work.