COVER LETTER AND RESUME

A.  Write an academically appropriate cover letter (suggested length of 1 page) for a real or fictitious job posting, using business writing techniques, to justify why you should be hired. Include at least two of the following topic areas:
  Why is this position of interest to you?
  What qualifies you for this position?
  Why are you a good fit for this specific position?
  Why are you a good fit for the company as a whole?
B.  Write a resume (suggested length of 12 pages) using professional formatting that includes each of the following components (real or fictitious):
  name, contact information
  education
  professional experience
  skills
Note: Refer to the web links provided below as resources while creating your resume. Your resume should clearly highlight your education, professional experience, and personal or professional accomplishments related to the position of interest. You may contact the career services department with the WGU Career and Professional Development web link below to further assist with your resume, including but not limited to scheduling an appointment with a WGU Career Advisor, access to helpful videos, resume samples, and more.
C.  Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
D.  Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.