ENG 223 Week 4 Tools for the Job Seeker

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 ENG 223 Week 4 Tools for the Job Seeker

Select a position that you might like to apply for 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.

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.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and follow-up letter as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment files tab.





Phoenix Career Services Website


Workplace Writing, Ch. 11
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