Minerva McGonagall (lady_mcgonagall) wrote,
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An Owl For Seventh-Year Students



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The following message is from Cornelius Fudge, on behalf of the Ministry of Magic, and I've been asked to pass it along. Please read and consider this information.

Professor Minerva McGonagall

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Hello, Hogwarts Class of 2004!

As the time draws closer to move from the safety of Hogwarts and out into the wizarding world, the Ministry of Magic invites you to consider applying for a job working for the governing body of magical Great Britain. Jobs with the Ministry of Magic provide a positive work environment, benefits for you and your family, competitive salaries, and the opportunity to advance your career. Here are just a few of the jobs available to be filled immediately upon graduation:

POSITION: Receptionist/Door Clerk, Ministry of Magic Headquarters
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from Hogwarts or other school of magic, grades of A or higher on any four OWL exams.
DESCRIPTION: Logging visitors and employees entering and exiting the building; weighing wands; overseeing the creation of nametags; fielding questions and giving directions to visitors; miscellaneous office work. 30-40 hrs/week.
SALARY: Starting at 2,400 Galleons/year

POSITION: Clerk, Floo Network Office
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from Hogwarts or other school of magic, grades of A or better on Charms and any other two NEWT exams.
DESCRIPTION: Checking database information on Floo portals against real-time Floo network use; processing applications for Floo network connections; corresponding with FlooBug, the Ministry supplier of Floo powder; miscellaneous office work. 40+ hrs/week.
SALARY: Starting at 4,700 Galleons/year

POSITION: Enforcement Officer, Department of Magical Law Enforcement
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from Hogwarts or other school of magic, grades of A or higher on History of Magic, Charms, and Potions NEWTs.
DESCRIPTION: Enforcing magical law; corroborating with the Prime Minister's Cabinet on Magical Relations regarding non-magical crimes committed by witches and wizards; investigating possible infringements on Magical Law; miscellaneous office work. 40+ hrs/week.
SALARY: Starting at 6,500 Galleons/year
NOTE: Enforcement Officers have the opportunity to apply to Auror training after serving three years with the Department of Magical Law Enforcement.

POSITION: Beast Handler, Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from Hogwarts or other school of magic, grade of EE or better on Care of Magical Creatures NEWT, grades of A or better on Defense Against the Dark Arts, Transfiguration, Charms, and Herbology NEWTs. Practical experience preferred but not necessary.
DESCRIPTION: Handling and transporting confiscated magical beasts; caring for beasts protected by the Ministry of Magic; investigating sightings of rare magical creatures; miscellaneous office work. Hours vary; 25-40+ hrs/week.
SALARY: Starting at 6,700 Galleons/year

POSITION: Unspeakable, Department of Mysteries
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from Hogwarts or other school of magic. Top-notch academic credentials required.
DESCRIPTION: Varied. Not an office job.
SALARY: Starting at 12,900 Galleons/year
NOTE: Serious inquiries only please.

In addition to the positions outlined above, the Ministry is always hiring in most departments, and you are invited to schedule an appointment with the Ministry to speak with a representative about your career options with the Ministry.

Best of luck on your upcoming exams, and we at the Ministry hope you'll apply the skills you've earned at Hogwarts to a career with us!

Most Sincerely,
Cornelius Fudge
Minister of Magic
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