Investigative Report on a Career and the role of Writing in that Career


the report should have a table of contents and be single-spaced

The final draft of this project should contain the following

Revision memo of the substantive changes you made during the writing and revision of the report. (We will do this instead of the transmittal/cover letter.)

Title Page


Exec Summary


Discussion of Field, Career Position, 

Discussion of duties

Discussion of writing, including how mucy daily writing is done.

Discussion of genres written

In-depth analysis of a genre, referring to a specific example.


Don't forget to cite your sources with in-text citations! The citations and bibilography can be in the style of your choice (IEEE, Chicago, CSE, APA, etc.). But make sure that you stick to only one--don't mix them.

Areas where many drafts needed improvement

Make sure that you pay attention to the following guidelines:

  1. Make sure that you describe at least some of the duties in depth
  2. Make sure that you describe some of the genres in depth.

Genre Conventions

  • At least 1" margins
  • Single-spaced
  • Headings and subheadings
  • Good spacing before and after headings
  • Follows the 5 principles of good design

The layout should also indicate that you know how to use the paragraph formatter and that you are willing to do so in order make your report aesthetically pleasing regarding spacing. (Don't even think about using the Enter key to insert extra spaces!)

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