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Writing a Convincing Proposal

Why learn to write a proposal??? Proposal writing will be a part of your scientific career. Most graduate programs require grad students to write a...

Resume and Cover Letter Assignment

Job Search Find an ad for a job you qualify for and would actually like to have. Your argument will be more convincing if you...

Resumes and Letters of Application as Arguments

At the end of this online exercise, you should understand how résumés and application letters function as an argument making the claim that you (the...

Applying for a Job

Before you begin the first assignment, it would be helpful to read the teaching-learning objectives for this module.  These goals let you know where you...

Resume and Letter of Application

Locate an advertisement for a job for which you are qualified, preferably one in your field. In addition to checking the want ads in newspapers,...

Proposal Memo

Subject/Content Begin with the purpose statement you wrote for the previous assignment. This is the first paragraph of your memo. Proposal Memo Evaluation Guide The...

Recommendation

Description: Write a recommendation report on the same organizational problem you wrote about in Reports 1 and 2. You will give an oral presentation of...

Purpose Statement

Content/Topic Selection Identify a realistic (or real) organizational problem. It is important to make sure that this problem is neither vague, unmanageable, nor too broad...

Purpose Statement

Description: Identify a real (or realistic) organizational problem. Imagine that you have been assigned, or have taken upon yourself, the task of determining a solution....

Proposal

Description: Write a proposal about any job-related topic you like, but a realistic organizational problem is essential. I suggest you use the problem and purpose statement...