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.
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.
In each paragraph (though there needn’t be more than one) in the body, you should:
The conclusion should be a normal conclusion:
Express interest in further discussing the position and your qualifications
Provide a phone number and email address if you haven’t already done so
Thank the reader
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