Resume / CV Workshop Materials

Here are the files and links associated with the LaTeX Resume/CV Workshop.

Undergraduate Resume Guides for Physics

Trying out LaTeX

It might be a good idea to try out LaTeX before going through the process of installing it. Overleaf and ShareLaTeX are two good resources. Overleaf is convenient because you can use your Google login.

How to learn more about LaTeX

WikiBooks has a fantastic book free for use. You can learn to do most things by taking a look at it.

Installing LaTeX

There are two steps to installing LaTeX:

  1. Installing the "backend"
  2. Installing an editor

Note that the "backend" is usually a big download and can be time consuming.

Windows

To install LaTeX in Windows you will need to download MiKTeX.

Mac OS

To install LaTeX in Windows you will need to download MacTeX.

Linux

Installing LaTeX in linux is can be done using the package manager or manually at the command line. The package necessary to install LaTeX is called texlive.

Command line instructions:

LaTeX Editors

The most recommended LaTeX Editors are: