Cover Letter

A good cover letter is a critical tool for use in pursuing career goals.

To create an effective cover letter, the Career Resource Center (CRC) offers workshops and an online cover letter writing guide, along with books and guides in our office library.

Career Resource Center Cover Letter Guide

Read an informational guide on cover letter preparation based on the feedback we have received from recruiters over the years.

The CRC has developed an informational guide on cover letter preparation for your convenience. Our best advice: follow the format guidelines, but make the letter your own. Customize it for each and every position.

Once you read the guide above, use the appropriate cover letter template link below to guide the formatting of your letter:

(Note: Each of the template styles above corresponds to a similarly styled résumé template for BS students, MBA students and MS students)