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Applying for a job can be difficult, and it is important to know how to effectively present yourself in a job application process. Use these resources to help you develop crucial job materials, such as personal brand statements, resumes, and cover letters. As you are developing your job materials, you may want to consider your personal brand, or the story that you are telling through your materials.
Materials designed by Amy Cicchino, Autumn Frederick, and Megan Haskins
These worksheets will help you locate and analyze a job ad in your field
This handout provides an overview for resumes and curriculum vitaes (CVs)
This worksheet provides an overview for and helps you begin to draft a cover letter
This brief handout provides an overview of professional bias
Writing an application for a Fulbright is a particular writing situation. To meet the expectations of this audience and context, you need to adjust your writing strategies based on the Fulbright organization and its mission. Written components include the Abstract, Host Country Engagement, Plans upon Return, Statement of Grant Purpose, and Personal Statement. If you would like additional information on the Fulbright process as an Auburn student, please contact the Honors College.
Materials designed by Amy Cicchino and Annie Small
This handout provides an overview for the Fulbright personal statement
This brief handout has brainstorming questions to help you start your Fulbright personal statement draft
This worksheet has open response questions that can help you consider your personal brand in your personal statement
Once you have a draft, this worksheet will help you peer review or self-assess your personal statement to identify potential areas for revision
Statement of Grant Purpose
This handout provides an overview for the Fulbright Statement of Grant Purpose and includes prompts to help you begin your Statement of Grant Purpose draft
Once you have a draft, this worksheet will help you peer review or self-assess your Statement of Grant Purpose to identify potential areas for revision
In addition to the formal written documents, Fulbright applicants have to complete three open response prompts: the abstract, host country engagement, and plans upon return. This handout provides an overview for these open responses and prompts to help you begin drafting them
Once you have a draft, this worksheet will help you peer review or self-assess your open response sections to identify potential areas for revision