An effective cover letter
will motivate the Hiring Manager to read your resume. Don’t waste all the hard work that you have
put into writing a successful resume with a poorly written cover letter!
Cover letters are not
simply a front page for your resume.
They are an important part of your application, offering you the
opportunity to showcase your professionalism, skills, personality and
connection with the organization that you are applying to.
Top Tips for Writing an
Effective Cover Letter:
To ensure your success,
Student Employment Services has prepared a Cover-Letter-Handbook
(pdf) to get you
Students and Alumni are
always welcome to drop by Student Employment Services in BIRCH 270, or email email@example.com for an appointment, and have an
advisor review their cover letter and resume.
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