Employment Questionnaire Filled in By Steve Jobs Going Up for Auction

An online auction to sell off a rare employment questionnaire filled out by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs opens later this month.

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Jobs filled out the application in 1973, just after dropping out of Reed College, where he attended school for approximately six months and then audited classes for another year and a half.

On the document, Jobs lists "english lit" as his major, and Reed College as his address. He lists "Computer" and "Calculator" as skills, along with "Design" and "Tech," and says that he has special abilities that include "Electronics" and digital "Tech or Design Engineer."

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

It was previously sold at auction in 2018 for over $175,000.

The online auction is being hosted by Charterfields, on the instructions of Begbies Traynor and Inquesta, liquidators of Sourcechain Technologies Limited. It kicks off on February 24 and will end on March 24.

Top Rated Comments

emdub Avatar
24 weeks ago
How the hell are they suppose to get back to him? Just send a letter to "Steve Jobs" to Reed College.? o_O and "probobale"? wow.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
shapesinaframe Avatar
24 weeks ago
Would you think the guy who filled in this form would go on to create a trillion dollar company?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dapa0s Avatar
24 weeks ago
He didn‘t capitalize his own last name? Come on, Steven..
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Sirious Avatar
24 weeks ago
He didn't have a phone so he made his own
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
verniesgarden Avatar
24 weeks ago
Looking just at that. He was not hire-able. Like laughingly so.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
NewUsername Avatar
24 weeks ago
This is like selling relics in the Middle Ages.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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