Cover Letter and Resume


Your street address
City, State, Zip Code


Mr., Mrs., Ms. Employer
Title of Employer
Street Address
City, State, Zip Code

Dear Employer:
1st Paragraph (Opening): State why you are writing this letter. Explain how you heard about the position. Tell why you are interested in working for the company.

2nd Paragraph (Main body): Present your strongest and most relevant qualifications. Expand on information presented in your resume. Use specific examples demonstrating what you can bring to the company.

3rd Paragraph (Closing): Keep your tone confident, and make a specific request for an interview. State you will follow-up with a phone call (Allow at least one week from the day you mail the letter).
Thank the potential employer for any consideration given to your application.

(Your signature)
Typed Name
Enclosures: (i.e. resume)