Teaching Slides and Exercises
This module of the course uses an email assignment for obtaining a job to teach students the principles of writing effective correspondence in engineering and science. The assignment, which calls on students to write an email for a because students care much about such an email and are willing to revise it.
Exercise or Quiz: Draft the subject line and first paragraph of an email requesting your Department Head speak at a meeting of a student organization to which you belong.
Exercise or Quiz: Draft the subject line and first paragraph of an email that thanks a company or laboratory representative for either a job interview or site visit.
Assignment, Template, and Models
Job Application Email: Write an email to secure an entry-level job, internship, or research position. To allow us to make edits, use the provided email template in Microsoft Word. To this email, attach a resume. Given below is an email template and email model. For privacy reasons, the resumes are not included with the model emails.