PREPARING COVER LETTERS FOR JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

 

Prospective employers want to save time and money.  Job or internship applicants can help employers save both buy using the following organizational structures when preparing cover letters. 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

    1.      Always begin with a clear, reader-centered purpose statement; let readers know what they’ll gain by reading your letter.

     2.      Following the purpose statement, include information   about:

3.      Wrap up the introduction by providing a concise preview of the skills you’ll be discussing in the remainder of the letter.

BODY

 

    In each paragraph (though there needn’t be more than one) in the body, you should:

 

CLOSE

 

    The conclusion should be a normal conclusion: 

 

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