How to Create a Cover Letter

A cover letter is another tool to market yourself, and most employers expect it. Business letter format is expected.
This is your chance to make yourself stand out from other candidates!

Your content should show them you are:

  • Qualified: include the ways you meet/exceed the requirements listed in the job posting
  • Confident: provide concrete examples of your experience, using key words and phrases relevant to the job/industry
  • Excited: sincerely express your passion for the role and the company/organization
  • Future Focused: explain how your skills and your past experience will meet the employer's needs

See Cover Letter Essentials for more information on writing a cover letter in business format, and Samples for ideas. 
*Note: Samples provide you with initial learning examples & a starting point for your own original and relevant ideas.