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Professional & Workplace Writing
Guidance on how to write to enter and for the workplace and on grant writing.
Career and professional writing resources.
Writing a Memo
This handout provides insight into how to craft a clear and concise memo, showing how to avoid informal elements that are inappropriate.
Writing a Basic Business Letter
This handout provides insight on how to write a business letter.
Using Email on the Job
This PowerPoint reviews the proper components of composing an on the job email, including aspects such as: audience, tone and etiquette.
Guidelines on creating professional emails.
Quick Tips for Cover Letters
This handout offers tips on how to construct a strong cover letter.
This handout provides tips for the aesthetic construction of a resume, focusing primarily on layout versus content.
Writing a Curriculum Vitae
This handout provides insight into the purpose a Curriculum Vitae (CV) serves, and the components that should be included in one.
Overview of the styles used in resume writing.
Cover Letter Guidelines
Guidelines on how to write a cover letter for seeking employment.
Resources for grant writing in professional environments.
How to Write a Grant Application
This document goes in depth on the way to write and submit a grant application, including links to supplementary resources that may be necessary.
A Guide to Grant Proposals
This handout gives tips for writing a grant proposal. It covers aspects such as formatting, a timeline, and a budget summary.
Strategic Planning & the Art of Grant Writing
This link list the important topics to cover in a grant proposal, such as: short/long term goals, speaking on the executive director, critiquing staff, etc.
Writing a Good Grant Proposal
Simon Peyton Jones and Alan Bundy offer their opinion on composing a strong grant proposal. They cover aspects such as how to approach a proposal, major criteria, and list common shortcomings.
Tips for writing personal statements for graduate school.
A Guide to Personal Statements
This handout describes the necessary components that can be found in a strong personal statement.
Writing a Personal Statement
This handout outlines the necessary components of crafting a personal statement, including the "do's" and don'ts" of writing a personal statement.