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Job Application Assignment 40 points You are to write a job application letter for an actual position that you have heard about, seen advertised or one that you would like to have (in which case you will create your own job description data, including company and contact person). Follow these instructions: 1. Choose a business letter format (full block or modified block) 2. Write a letter with either letterhead stationery or plain stationery. 3. Follow business letter protocol for the format you select. The first paragraph will identify your source of information, identify the position you are interested in, state that you would like to be considered for the position, and lead into the rest of the letter. The second paragraph (probably the education paragraph) will select two or three things from your education that lend themselves directly to what the
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Unformatted text preview: job requires. Tell by example how you believe your education has prepared you for this aspect of the job. • The third paragraph (probably the experience paragraph) will select two or three job experiences that directly relate to the job requirements. Again tell briefly by example how this experience has prepared you. • In the fourth paragraph conclude by making a reference to your resume and request an interview. Remember to include a phone number where, and a time when, you may be reached and an email address if you desire. 4. The tone of the letter must be polite and modest with a quiet self-confidence. There must be no spelling, punctuation or grammatical errors. Let someone proof read it for you. 5. It is important that your letter is well balanced and is only one page long (single-spaced with double spaces between paragraphs)....
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