Congratulations! You have received a call from the director of the Multigenerational Center, and he would like you to come in for an interview! In order to be completely prepared for your interview, he has shared with you a list of possible questions they could ask you during the interview. You will choose one question from each of the five big ideas: issues and trends in your field, environments, personal and ethical practices, leadership, and professional development. Respond comprehensively. Therefore, your assignment will consist of a response to five different questions, one from each category, which will prepare you for the interview.
To prepare for this assignment, explore The Multigenerational Center Clients (Links to an external site.) interactive and review the University of Arizona Global Campus Career & Alumni Services’ Self-Assessment, Career Exploration, and Planning (Links to an external site.) resource. You will find many resources including general interview questions and tips on how to follow up after the interview. Use the Bullet Point Worksheet Download Bullet Point Worksheet to help summarize your accomplishments for your employer.
In your seven-paragraph written assignment, you must include the following:
Include an introductory paragraph with the name of your program, the title of the job you are applying for from the Multigenerational Job Board (Links to an external site.)and an explanation of why you are the perfect candidate for the job.
Include an introduction that begins with a succinct thesis statement.
Include five body paragraphs addressing each of the questions chosen. (The question must be the heading of each paragraph.) Be sure you are addressing each question with critical thought. You want to stand out!
Defend why the director should choose you for the position in your conclusion.
The Interview Assignment:
Must be seven paragraphs in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA Style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft Word (Links to an external site.) resource.
Title of paper in bold font
Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page.
Name of institution (University of Arizona Global Campus)
Course name and number
Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
Must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Writing Center for specifications.