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Q. How do I apply for a job?
A. Our application process is entirely online. Click here to view our job openings. A link to apply is at the bottom of each job description.
Q. How do I make changes to an application I already submitted?
A. You can update your previously-submitted application by going to submit an application and creating a login account with the email address you provided us. Once logged in, you may make changes and even submit your application for another job opening.
Q. I want to submit my application for multiple job openings, but I want to attach different cover letters. Is that possible without entering all my data into a new application?
A. Yes. Each time you submit an existing application for a different job opening, a new applicant record is created. Your previously-submitted application remains unchanged.
Example: You submit an application for Job A, attaching Job A's cover letter. Later, you decide to apply for Job B but want to use all the information you already entered in the original application; however, you want to attach a different cover letter for Job B.
This IS possible by logging in and pulling up your application for Job A, uploading the new cover letter for Job B, and submitting this version of your application for Job B. Clicking 'submit' will NOT overwrite or erase the data you already sent to Job A; it simply creates a duplicate record with the new attachment for Job B.
Q. How do I apply for an internship?
A. Internships are posted on our Job Openings page like any other job. The timing varies: some departments have regular openings and accept applications year-round, while others only hire interns sporadically. If there is an application deadline, it will be listed in the posting.
Q. Do you have internships for high school students?
A. Not often. Most of our internships are professional-level training and experience geared towards college students. Some require that college-level credits be obtained simultaneously.
Q. I really love The Current! How do I apply for an internship there?
A. Thanks for the love! We'll be posting an internship for Summer 2013 in April. Sign up to receive our postings by email here.
You can also get involved by volunteering! Click here for more information.
Q. How do I know when a job has been filled?
A. In a perfect world, we'd send you an email. That's our goal and we're slowly working towards it. But please be patient while we get that system up and running. We will remove a job posting from our website when it is in the final stages of interviewing or when it has been filled.
Q. What's the best way to follow-up on my resume?
A. Here are a few suggestions:
1. Send an email to email@example.com with your inquiry.
2. Tweet @APMJobs.
3. If you know someone in the company, you may wish to ask them for a referral.
4. Phone calls are not the best way to follow up and if anyone gives you that advice, they have not been on the hiring end of a job opening recently! It's not that we're anti-social, we just hate endless voicemail tag. Please see the above suggestions for a speedier response from HR.
Q. How important are cover letters?
The field on our application for uploading your cover letter is *required*. That's because we actually read them. If you choose to upload your resume twice, or upload a one- or two-sentence note, it will not reflect well on your candidacy.
Conversely, a great cover letter will really impress us and your resume is bound to get a closer look. That's free advice, straight from the recruiter!
Q. May I submit my resume in person or by email, rather than through your online system?
A. We don't recommend dropping off a paper resume. We track our applicants in an online database, so paper resumes end up creating a task for us (scan and upload).
If you are having difficulty with the online system or experiencing a glitch, you can email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also send audio files to that email.
Q. I have a question that has not been answered here. Where can I send it to?
A. Email email@example.com or tweet @APMJobs.