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    Senior Project Proposal Letter/Contract:

    Note: Must reflect specific information from at least three credible research sources. All sources must be correctly cited in-text (parenthetical MLA-style- citations) and must correspond to a correctly formatted MLA-style Works Cited Page.

    Write a business letter, in full-block style, to your 11th & 12th grade English teachers telling them about the careers you have researched. It should have at least four paragraphs.

    Letter Guide

     

    Your street address

    City, State Zip

    Current Date

    (Leave four blank lines)

    Mr. Ross and Mrs. Grandits

    Name of School

    City, State Zip

     

    Dear Mr. Ross and Mrs. Grandits:

    I.                    Begin by describing your runner-up career choice, including what you learned through your research. Key areas should include job description, some job tasks, education required, employment outlook and salary.

    II.                  Describe the career you plan to explore for your Senior Project, including what you learned through your research.  Key areas should include job description, some job tasks, education required, employment outlook and salary.

    III.                Discuss why and how you plan to pursue this career.  Include directly-related post-high school training/education (name(s) of school(s), major field(s) of study, intended degree(s)/certification(s), and costs of attending. Consider the employment climate in this career area (job availability/security, best geographical areas to pursue such jobs, salary potential, and opportunities for career growth/advancement).

    IV.                Describe you intended career-related Field Experience to be completed prior to the start of your Senior English class in September. Include:

    ·         A thorough, detailed description of the occupation/business that you will be shadowing, interviewing, and/or participating in.

    ·         A clear connection between this experience and your proposed career area.

    ·         Where, when, and with whom you intend to complete your Field Experience.

    ·         Contact Information: Complete Name, Address, Phone Number, and E-Mail Address of experienced professional who will be supervising you and/or the location at which you plan to complete your Field Experience.

     

    Sincerely,

     

    (Sign your name in ink)

     

    Leave about four blank lines and type your full name here.

Last Modified on July 15, 2011