This seven-part JobsPage series describes trends that will touch all of us as we negotiate our careers in journalism — or whatever industry we move into.
It is perfectly OK to use a recommendation letter for more than one scholarship or job.
Even in the digital age, it still takes a lot of paper to land a good internship. An internship may be the first and last position you ever get strictly on the basis of what you can send through the mail. Many interns are hired sight unseen just because they present so well on paper.
Essays for job applications can be very difficult to write. These strategies will get you off to a good start.
Job references or recommendations are expected. This explains how you can use in your earliest job searches, when you don’t yet ave any professional references.