From real people who did exactly that.
I'm just as disappointed as you are.
In 2003, Derek Green almost made it all the way through NASA's astronaut selection process. He told BuzzFeed what that experience was like.
Objective: I want a job, obviously.
Fill out this job application and see if you should be Olivia Pope's newest gladiator.
Job-hunting cliches, translated.
Don't you forget about him.
Better luck next time Mr Jones.
If he didn't get this job, there is no justice in the world. Organizing shit? Check.