7.1 Conclusion: Landing Your Dream Job

You’ve done it! ✓ You found your dream job ✓ You gained an understanding of the purpose and importance of cover letters ✓ You determined and explained how you meet the job…

6.1 Practicing and Perfecting: Bonus Examples

Now that you’ve crafted your cover letter, you can look over the three cover letter examples we’ve included for candidates in the most sought-after fields of employment: teaching, internships, and…

5.5 Closing the Sale: Signing Off

In closing your cover letter, summarize what you talked about in the body to reiterate what you bring to the table, but be careful not to repeat anything you’ve already…

5.3 Meeting Expectations: Introducing Yourself

First, provide a salutation. In greeting your prospective employer, try to get an exact name instead of using To Whom It May Concern, which can be considered lazy and impersonal. For…

5.2 Keeping in Touch: Contact Information

At the top of the letter, include the same full contact information as on your resume, including your ✓ name ✓ mailing address ✓ phone number ✓ email address ✓ LinkedIn profile or personal website link…