Cover Letters

Office of Career Development


Think like the employer thinks. She/he is not interested in YOUR wants or needs. Therefore, try to reduce the number of “I’s,” never say “ I want,” and try to give the employer the sense that you will be of value to that organization.

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Sample Cover Letters