Your cover letter provides your potential future employers with their first impression of you as a candidate so it's important that you write a well thought-out cover letter that entices your potential employer to look at your resumé.
It's critical that you tailor your cover letter to the position you are applying for and explaining why you would be a good fit for the position. Cover letters should be personal and inviting, demonstrating what you can bring to the company and position..
Your cover letter should include the following information:
Check out the resources and video below by The GMP Group on "Writing The Perfect Cover Letter" for more help writing your cover letters:
Students are advised to set up an appointment with a Career Advisor (online students) or with the Career & Professional Development Center (campus students) first to begin writing a cover letter. SNHU's Cover Letter Guide linked below will supplement that meeting.
The following books are a sample of our library books and eBooks about writing a cover letter. For more books and eBooks please search the Online Library Catalog or ask a librarian for help.
Are you an online student who can't get to the library in person? Request a print book be mailed to you!