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Career Resources

Use this guide to find books, ebooks, databases, web resources, and more on topics like resume writing, interview tips, where to search for jobs, etc.

Building a Cover Letter

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 resume.

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 these resources or the video below by The GMP Group on "Writing The Perfect Cover Letter" for more help writing your cover letters:

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