Assignment: Job Shadow & Thank You Letter

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Job Shadow

Objective: To coach and drill students on how to ‘stand out’ from other candidates competing for internships, co-ops, and part-time and full-time positions. Learn to create a business card and understand its uses. Learn interviewing tactics ensuring that your resume will be read, reviewed, and gain recruiter contact information (i.e., professional business card).

Assignment Goals (purpose): Upon completion of this assignment, students will be able to:

Develop proper interviewing etiquette and social mannerisms.

Thank You Letter

Objective: To teach students how to write a ‘thank you’ letter in formal business format addressed to a specific recruiter met at the career center and/or job fair.

Assignment Goals (purpose): Upon completion of this assignment, students will be able to: 

Create a document addressed to the interviewer (including their title, organization, and complete mailing address) expressing appreciation for the interview and reminding the potential employer of your skills and qualifications, and the position you would like to fill.