Cover Letter Layout
Name and Title
Opening Paragraph: State why you are writing, name the position or type of work for which you are applying. Also, mention how you heard of the job opening or organization.
Middle Paragraph(s): Explain why you are interested in working for this employer. Identify your reasons for desiring this type of work with this specific company. If you have relevant work experience or related education, be sure to point it out, but do not reiterate your entire resume. Emphasize transferable skills or abilities you have that relate to the job for which you are applying. Use action verbs to connect your experiences to the job description. Do this in a confident manner and remember that the reader will view your letter of the application as an example of your writing skills.
Closing Paragraph: You may refer the reader to your enclosed resume, or whatever media you are using to illustrate your training, interests, and experiences. Indicate where you can be reached in case they have questions. Have an appropriate closing to pave the way for the interview by indicating the action or steps you will take to initiate an interview date.
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