the research report, I'd like you to locate 10
sources of information that relate to
your chosen field of study, two of which must
be personal interviews. Each source should relate
(in some manner, shape, or form) to your chosen
profession. Possible topics include preparing
for the profession, possibilities for promotion
within your chosen profession, future outlook
of your chosen profession, training and/or qualifications
required for the particular profession, nature
of the work, etc. The
finished report should list each source with the
source's citation as well as a 200 word summary
of the source. Therefore,
the total research report should be at least 2000
words in length (10 sources @ 200 words each).
free to include web-based sources, books, magazines,
are three samples of the types of sources former
students have included in their research projects.
Please note that examples only include 6 sources
(the finished project must include 10 sources):
#1 (Researching 1 Field)
#2 (Researching 2 Fields)
Marketing vs. Finance
to Prepare for the CPA Exam
Career as a Financial Manager
Careers in Accounting
Choose a Career in Marketing
a Master's Degree in Accounting
Trends in Finance
with John Cashion: CPA
||Interview with Lisa Pete: Financial
with Peter Levitt: Accountant
||Interviews with Mark Foret:
Enron Changed the Face of Accounting
Fields in Marketing
#3 (Researching an Entire Industry)
A Career in Medicine
for Nursing School
|Interview with Lisa
|Interview with Pamela
|Interview with Cynthia
Cole: Nurse Practitioner
for the MCAT
the finished research project should include the
Introduce the field/fields you investigated.
• Tell reader what kinds of sources (and
what kind of content) you included in the project.
• What was the purpose of including the
sources you've included.
Should list all 10 sources as well as a 200 word
summary and citation for each source.
Based on the research you've conducted, what sources
of information were the most beneficial?
• How was completing the project beneficial?
• How do you plan to use what you've learned
from the project in the future?
to view a sample research report.
for tips on how to get started on the research