Legislative Assembly of Alberta


Tips for Applicants

Cover Letter and Resumé

  • Be clear and concise
  • Include your contact information, especially your
    phone number
  • Identify the credentials, skills and accomplishments that
    best meet the needs identified in the job ad
  • Use action words to describe your accomplishments
  • Highlight your strongest relevant qualifications
  • Divide your resumé into sections with appropriate headings
    to help direct the reviewer
  • Choose a format and fonts that are simple and easy to read
  • Proofread your application before sending it
  • If you are emailing your application, include the title of the competition in your subject line

Preparing for the Interview

  • Become familiar with the Legislative Assembly; for example, review the information on our website, become familiar with our services and/or take a tour of the Legislature Building in person
  • Consider some possible questions that could be asked during the interview and practise your responses
  • Be punctual for the interview and arrive prepared

During the Interview

  • Be yourself
  • Try to relax - breathe!
  • Listen and respond to the questions
  • Be specific, concise and accurate in your responses
  • Be honest; do not exaggerate your accomplishments
  • Ask questions to clarify any aspects of the position
General applications are always welcome. Apply today!
Interested in working for the Legislative Assembly?

Send us your application. We receive numerous resumés each year, so make yours stand out!

Legislative Assembly of Alberta
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