JOB APPLICATION 10th Grade Portfolio Requirement How Do I Get A Blank Job Application? There are two ways: Print one from the PHHS Patriot Exhibition website (http://www.patriotexhibition.com) Pick one up at a local place of employment What Items Will I Need to Complete the Application? Social Security Number Schools Attended (you may make one up) Name and address of You should have a SSN each however. Ask your parents if you have one. Dates of attendance If you don’t have a SSN get one call 800-772-1213. You cannot get a SSN on-line Special courses taken What Other Items Will I Need? Employment References Where you’ve worked Need at least three Name, address, phone Name, address, phone number number, hourly wage, name of supervisor Avoid using friends and relatives Include volunteer work Choose teachers, counselors, Skills you developed at clergy, business people each job Always ask each reference Reason for leaving job for permission to list their names! What is the First Step to Filling Out a Job Application? Make a photocopy of application – you will make mistakes! Use blue or black ink and write LEGIBLY. Print information. Read each question or box carefully. What Should I Avoid Doing? No blank spaces Don’t lie! May result in immediate termination. Don’t misspell words or use poor grammar – PROOFREAD! What if I’m Not Really Applying for a Job? Purpose of activity: learn how to properly complete a job application. If creating a fictitious job application – be realistic! Apply for a position suited for a teenager. What Must Be Submitted? Completed Job Application Non-Choice Work Cover Page Staple together!