How can you demonstrate you are an effective communicator in a single page in a letter of intent? We’ve covered mistakes to avoid as well as a general structure for application letters. Now we need to progress on to the kinds of detailed feedback I often give letter writers. Make an outline. You may not
You’ve been through vet school, you’ve done post-graduate work (either a Ph.D. or an internship/residency), and now you are applying for a faculty job. First, congratulations, this is one of the best, most rewarding jobs I can possibly imagine. Second, realize that this situation is entirely different from any you have encountered before. For vet
Even if you have experience writing a CV for vet school, internship, residency, or grad school, you can always improve your CV-writing skills. I see CVs from applicants all the time and think, “Who advised you to do it like this?” There aren’t many rules when it comes to faculty CVs, but you can make
There’s no “right” way to write a letter of intent. Applicant evaluators are so widely varied, you can’t possibly write the ideal letter unless you happen to A) know the evaluators and B) apply to only one institution. Fortunately, there are some “wrong” ways to write a letter of intent. Let’s try to avoid them.
Regardless of the position you are applying for, here are some basic rules for a successful interview.