25 April 2009

Proofreading can make the difference

True story! In a recent review of applicants for a research internship, the finalists were narrowed to two. The review committee said the two students were equally qualified for the internship. There was only one distinguishing characteristic in their applications. One student's application and resume were perfect. The other student had a typo. You know which one got the internship.

The content on this blog is not offered as legal advice or guidance. Consult your college, advisor, or internship supervisor for help with issues surrounding internships. © 2009 Mary Bold, PhD, CFLE. Dr. Bold is a co-author of the book Reflections: Preparing for your Practicum or Internship, geared to college interns in the child, education, and family fields. More about Dr. Bold can be learned at www.marybold.com

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