Job Letter and Resume
Find materials online or at the
resource center for two different jobs or summer internships that you feel you
would be qualified for. Bring these with you to class on Wednesday.
Assignment 1 (this writing will be done in class, but be sure to bring the job
descriptions with you):
Using the two job descriptions, write a one-page
journal, in paragraph or list form, in which you assess the aspects of your
own experience that should be highlighted in a application letter and resume
for each job. You will use these notes as the basis for class discussion.
Assignment 2:Prepare a draft of a resume for one of
the jobs. Your grade for this assignment will be determined on the basis of how
carefully you present your experience to match the job description.
Assignment 3:Prepare a draft of an application
letter to accompany your resume. As with assignment 2, your grade will be
determined by how successfully you frame your letter for the particular audience
you are addressing.
Assignment 4:Complete the case by preparing final
drafts of both documents. Submit these documents to me, along with a copy of the