Information Literacy

Conduct meaningful research, including gathering information from primary and secondary sources and incorporating and documenting source material in his or her writing.”
General Education Competency: Communication
“The student will communicate concepts in written, digital, and oral forms to present technical and non-technical information.”
Research & Identify

Use the Hunt Library resources to research a mathematician’s background. Be sure to relate your mathematician to the Learning Outcomes listed on the Syllabus. To get started, use the Mathematicians & Their History Research Guide (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. prepared by the Hunt Library Research Librarians.
Think about today’s job market and how your mathematician would fit in the working world.
Identify a current job opening that would best utilize your selected mathematician’s knowledge and skills. Use sources such as Indeed (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. or Monster (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. to find job postings. Save the posted job description in a document.
Write & Submit
Write a letter, as the mathematician, to the prospective employer indicating how “your” knowledge, skills, and experience make you the best candidate for the job.

Sample Solution