Steve Jobs’ Handwritten Job Application up for Auction

by Emily on February 18, 2021

in Apple, Tech News

A job application paper handwritten and signed by Steve Jobs himself way back in 1973 is going to be put up for auction later this month.

The last time it was sold, it went for more than $175,000.

Most of us will think that job application forms are not worth much at all once decades have passed by, but if you’re the co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, then that piece of paper is a rare find indeed.

Just barely 18 years old at that time and recently dropped out of Reed College, Jobs filled in a letter when he was looking for employment as “electronics tech or design engineer”.

It does not indicate which company Jobs was applying to or what job position, but the skills section seems to suggest that it was some type of computing company.

Here is a brief description from auctioneers Charterfields:

A single page signed job application from 1973 is being offered for sale by auction.

In the questionnaire Steve Jobs highlights his experience with “computers and calculators” and special abilities in “electronic tech or design engineer – digital”.

The questionnaire is believed to have been completed around the time he dropped out of Reed College in Portland, Oregon.

A year later he joined Atari as a technician where he worked with Steve Wozniak before they founded Apple in 1976.

The application is in very good condition with some overall creasing, light staining and old clear tape to the top edge. It is accompanied by letters and certificates of authenticity.

Previously it was sold at auction in 2018 for over $175,000.

The auction opens on February 24 and will close on March 24, 2021.

Source: MacRumors

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