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March 8, 2017

Examples of Excellent Cover Letters & Why These Stand Out

FIRST EXAMPLE: Dear Mr. Sherman: I am applying for the **** position at Sherman Communications and Marketing, Inc. As a fourth year political science major at the University of ****, I am interested in media studies and public relations. Through…
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Careers
March 8, 2017

Trashcan Cover Letter Examples

Ok, on to the good stuff – actual letters we’ve received from job/internship candidates. BTW: Be sure to check back every so often, as we’ll periodically add new examples. Also, we didn’t bother editing most grammatical errors. That’s not really…
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Careers
March 8, 2017

Useful Writing Resources

Resumes & cover letters - Office of Career Services - Harvard University Cover Letter Writing Tips & Sample Cover Letters – Monster Resume & Cover Letter Guide – UC Berkeley How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You the…
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Careers
March 8, 2017

Nine Avoidable Mistakes

We’ve outlined nine common mistakes people make. Read and learn. Too short: Brevity is good. But don’t skimp on key details that will help to differentiate you and compel a potential employer to look at your resume. Too long: You…
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Careers
March 8, 2017

Cover Letter Writing Tips

Writing Tips Let’s start with what a cover letter should be: A demonstration – Show off your great writing and salesmanship skills. Showcase your personality. Get personal in an appropriate way. Brief – Write between three and six brief paragraphs. No more…
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