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How to apply for a job

134134 Registered User Posts: 30 New Member
edited July 2010 in University of Chicago
I was looking at the student employment site and am interested in applying for a few positions. The thing is, I'm not sure how to do so. Sorry if this sounds like a dumb question, but what exactly should I put in the first email? Do I vaguely ask for more info in hope that they will send me a application to make things easier? Or do I type up a letter describing my skills/interests? Do I send a resume? Or do I forget the email and call instead?

I've never had a job before, so all this is new to me. Please help and offer advice!
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Replies to: How to apply for a job

  • Rny2Rny2 Registered User Posts: 607 Member
    At the risk of enabling my competition :), email them with a brief cover letter describing the job you want and why you want it, with your resume (in brief or full) attached. Provide contact info, cross your fingers, and wait.
  • 134134 Registered User Posts: 30 New Member
    :) Thank you. That's what I thought.
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