“Experiment with new and creative ways
to leverage our activities…”
“Analyze quantitative and qualitative
If you have seen position descriptions
with phrases like these, you are looking at jobs where you will be expected to
demonstrate your critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills. So, what
does it mean to have these skills, and how will you show an employer you fit
Your American University degree and extracurricular experiences have
helped develop and demonstrate these skills, regardless of your major. Consider
your academic experiences. If you have participated in academic research, classroom
discussions, capstone projects, etc., you have demonstrated these skills. If
you have created a program, hosted a fundraiser, or founded an organization you
have also demonstrate these skills.
Books on Critical Thinking and Analytical Reasoning
Borrow these books from the Career Center Library or order online.