WRTG 293 students, Your last writing assignment will be a cover letter and resume. In this assignment, you will locate a job posting in your field, write a cover letter to apply for the position, and write a resume for the position.
Steps to Take in Completing this Assignment:
- Locate a job posting in the field or profession you plan to pursue. a. For the previous writing assignment, you located a professional organization in your field. You might find that the professional organization you located has a listserv you can join or other networks through which you can find job opportunities. b. UMUC’s Career Services unit has excellent resources for locating jobs and internships
- Submit to your instructor the following: a. either a link to the job posting or the job posting itself pasted into a Word document b. a cover letter to apply for the job c. a resume you are submitting with the cover letter.
UMUC’s Career Services offers a resume tutorial.·Strategies and Tutorials in Writing a resume and cover letter:
UMUC’s Career Services offers a Cover Letter Tutorial.·
UMUC’s Effective Writing Center provides an excellent tutorial on writing resumes.·
UMUC’s Effective Writing Center offers a tutorial on writing cover letters.·
The Purdue OWL has a resume workshop online.·