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Class 2. Staple your Contract, Agenda and Work Log in that order. Place in the box with your TA’s name. If your contract is not signed, hand an unsigned one or draft. ASSOCIATES/INTERNS FOR GLOBAL RISK PROVIDER.

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Class 2

Class 2

Staple your Contract, Agenda and Work Log in that order. Place in the box with your TA’s name.

If your contract is not signed, hand an unsigned one or draft.


Associates interns for global risk provider

ASSOCIATES/INTERNS FOR GLOBAL RISK PROVIDER

The PRS Group Inc. is a leading global provider of country and political risk forecasts, headquartered in East Syracuse, NY. As part of PRS’ rebranding and expansion process, the firm is looking to recruit two (2) sales and marketing associates/interns for its Syracuse and/or Charleston (South Carolina) offices. The successful candidates will work alongside and under the general supervision of PRS’ Director of Marketing and Sales and report directly to the firm’s CEO.

Candidates with a background in international relations, international political economy, and/or business and applied economics will be especially competitive. Responsiblities include marketing, product evaluation, client communication, and client segmentation. Visit the public affairs website for more information and instructions for the application process.


Class agenda

Class Agenda

  • Class requirements

  • Fun video with the bad news

  • Introduce Carol Dwyer

  • One Minute Project Descriptions

  • Survey design principles

  • Career Exploration Assignments

  • Introduction to Dale Carnegie


Video

Video

  • Interviews with former PAF 315 students

  • Video


Two take home examinations

Two Take-Home Examinations

  • Worth 40 out of 100 points for course

    • Research Methods Paper- 15 points

    • Final Take-Home Paper- 25 points

      MATERIAL FOR PAPERS COME FROM CLASS DISCUSSIONS AND “IS THAT A FACT?”


Is that a fact

Is That a Fact?

  • This book contains just about everything you need to know about applied research.

  • Read Chapters 1-4 to help think through your research design.


Basic understanding of research

Basic Understanding of Research

  • Constitutes the major portion of your grade:

    • Research Methods Paper --15pts

    • Final Paper –25pts

      STUDY: Coplin’s Research Rules on the Website. These are rules to live by.


Carol dwyer class consultant on data collection

Carol Dwyer – Class Consultant on Data Collection

  • Office: 102B Maxwell Hall

  • E-mail: [email protected]

  • Who will need help from Carol?

  • Survey Monkey Procedure


One minute project description

One Minute Project Description

  • Name of organization

  • Purpose – attitudinal, factual or both

  • Source of Data – survey, records, other

  • What is your data’s case or unit of analysis

  • Problems


Surveys

Surveys

  • Target Population:

    • Everyone in the group being studied

  • Sampling Frame:

    • Everyone contacted for the survey

    • (including those who choose not to participate)

  • Sample:

    • Everyone who provides responses to survey

    • Always get demographics

Target Pop. ≥ Sampling Frame ≥ Sample


Types of questions

Types of Questions

  • Demographics – describes respondents

  • Attitudinal – likes and dislikes

  • Factual – records experiences


On the word significance

On the Word Significance

  • Never use the word “significance” in your Report

  • Significance has a technical meaning, which is that the results are not due to chance at some level, usually 95%


Assignments due next class

Assignments due Next Class

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • The goal of these assignments is to help you with your internship/job search.


Resume

Resume

  • All 315 students are required to create a resume and submit a cover letter. Your resume MUST BE REVISED BY CAREER SERVICES or you will lose 5 points

    • See Career Services in Suite 235 in Schine for feedback on your resume

  • DUE 1/30 (next week)

    • Lose 5 points if you do not meet this deadline

  • See sample resumes in binder in the PAF Office or on the Career Services website: http://careerservices.syr.edu/undergraduates/Resumes_and_coverletters.html


Organizing a resume

Organizing a resume

  • Keep the resume relevant and to one page

  • Make it easy to read

  • Use skill and action words

  • Know your audience

  • Put most important at top

  • BE CONSISTENT


Action word examples

Action Word Examples

forecasted

identified

improved

increased

inspected

interpreted

interviewed

investigated

managed

marketed

organized

oversaw

planned

prioritized

produced

projected

recommended

researched

reviewed

scheduled

strengthened

summarized

supervised

surveyed

systematized

administered

allocated

analyzed

appraised

assigned

attained

audited

balanced

budgeted

calculated

chaired

clarified

collected

computed

consolidated

contracted

coordinated

critiqued

delegated

developed

diagnosed

directed

evaluated

examined

executed

extracted


Must include in your resume

Must include in your resume

  • Experience, skills, education, contact info

  • Other things to include…

    • Course projects

    • Activities

    • Honors/awards

  • Only include RELEVANT information

  • NO HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES (unless it is something you started in High School and are still doing today)


Community link report

Community Link Report

  • Refer to Community Link Project Report on your resume

    Example:

    Research Consultant, PEACE Inc.


How to structure a cover letter

How to Structure a Cover Letter

  • 1st para: Get the reader’s attention and establish credibility

  • 2nd para: Persuade the reader and include specifics

  • 3rd para: Reiterate your message and offer thanks


Dale carnegie presentations

Each student will present ONE Dale Carnegie speech this semester.

Format: 1 minute max

State your problem

Tell what you did

Reveal which Dale Carnegie principle(s) you used

State the benefit to you

BE PREPARED. You can lose up to 10 points from your total grade for a poor or obviously improvised speech. A prize will be awarded each week for the best speech as voted by the class.

Dale Carnegie Presentations


Dale carnegie next class

Dale Carnegie Next class

  • Lin Han

  • Zachary Reimers

  • Gill Koren

  • Jeannette Hanna

  • Nicole Osborne

  • Ivan Robles

  • Jonathan Lee

  • Timothy Quinn


Supervisor meeting

Supervisor Meeting

  • Codebook and Spread Sheet Training


Reminders

Reminders

  • Due next class. Hand in to your TA Supervisor:

    • Resume

    • Cover Letter

    • Copy of Code book

    • Spreadsheet with one case entered with fake data

  • Review the Research Paper due on February 13th so you can collect the information you will need.

    • Your Contracts, Agendas, and Work Logs will be ready for pickup Monday morning. If you don’t pick them up on Monday, you will lose 1 point off your final grade

  • Submit Work Logs at beginning of next class


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