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Career Services and Job Placement

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Sample Cover Letter

Your full name
Mailing address
City, state, zip code
Area code, telephone number

Date

Contact’s name (if no name available use Human Resources Office)
Contact’s title or position
Company's name
Company's mailing address
City, state, zip code

Dear Mr./Ms.:

First paragraph - Tell them why you are writing this letter. Tell them what position you are applying for. Tell them where you saw the position advertised, or how you were informed of the position. Tell them that the resume provided will show how you are qualified for the position.

Second paragraph - Tell them why you are interested in the position. Tell them what experiences you have that prepare you for the position. You can mention previous employment and education. Tell what skills, or special talents and abilities you possess that prepare you for the position.

Third paragraph - Tell them that you want an opportunity to interview for the position. Tell them how you plan to follow up this letter.

Sincerely,

 


Your name

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Mark Rembacz
Career Services and Placement Coordinator
382-1646

Peg Larson
Occupational/Student Success Advisor
(307)382-1828

Brenda Haskins
Career Services and Job Placement Assistant
382-1660

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