Professional Writing & Presentations



We know that mastering business writing is not just about passing courses, but also landing that dream internship or job. The following resources break down the style of business writing as well as its standard forms.For further support, schedule an appointment with one of our writing consultants.

The Business Letter Business Writing in Letters
Sample Letter
Business Letter Format

The Business Memo Business Memo Overview
Parts of a Memo
Sample Business Memo One
Sample Business Memo Two

Case Analyses Annotated Model Case Analysis
Useful Language for Writing Case Analyses

The Executive Summary Executive Summary Overview
Powerful Summaries: Audience and Style
Annotated Examples of Strong and Weak Summaries

Oral and PowerPoint Presentations Oral Presentations Overview
Presentation Introductions and Conclusions
Engaging Your Audience
Spoken vs. Written Clarity
Tips for Effective Delivery
Using Visual Support
Citing in Oral Presentations

The Application Process: General Reading Job Ads and Researching Companies
Tailoring Documents for Employers
Tips and Terms for International Students

The Application Process:
The Resume
Baruch’s Resume Writing Guide
Model Cover Letter and Resume – Audit Intern Position
Introduction and Expectations for Resumes
Organization Options
Resume Design
Organization and Samples
Action Verbs and Key Words

The Application Process:
The Cover Letter
Cover Letter Overview
Model Cover Letter and Resume – Audit Intern Position
Model Cover Letter – Front Desk Position
Cover Letters: Types and Samples
Cover Letter Format and Organization
Responding to a Job Ad
Sentence Structures Used in Cover Letters

The Application Process:
The Personal Statement
Prewriting for Personal Statements
Writing the Personal Statement
Effective Admissions Letters
Key Rules and Common Mistakes
Law School Admission Essays
Medical School Admissions Essay

The Application Process:
The Statement of Purpose
Statement of Purpose vs. Personal Statement
Writing a Statement of Purpose
Statement of Purpose Samples

The Application Process:
The Curriculum Vitae
CVs vs. Resumes
Curriculum Vitae Overview
Content and Organization (With Samples)

The Application Process:
The Academic Cover Letter
Academic Cover Letter Overview
Crafting a Teaching Statement

Email General Email Etiquette
Email Guidelines and Etiquette
Powerpoint Presentation on Email Etiquette for Students
New York Times Article on Emailing Professors