Select a position for which you might like to apply from a career search website of your choosing. This can be a job that you are qualified for now or will be qualified for after earning your degree.
Refer to Ch. 11 of Workplace Writing and choose either a reverse chronological resume or a functional resume depending on your work-history situation.
Create a one- to two-page resume for this job. Your resume should be formatted consistently by using the same type face, font, and headings. Use clear writing. You may use the resume sample template to compete this assignment.
Include the following sections as appropriate:
- Name and contact information
- Career objectives
- Summary of qualifications
- Honors and awards
- Individualized activities
Refer to the University of Phoenix Career Services website to help shape your resume. You may also view templates for resumes from Microsoft® Word and any examples used in this course. Be ethical in your use of outside resources. Refer to the section entitled “Practice Resume Ethics” (p. 316) in Ch. 11 of Workplace Writing for additional help.
Write a one-page cover letter to accompany your resume.
In addition, you may assume you have also interviewed for this position.
Write a one-page, follow-up letter.