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Student Professional Development Center

Cover Letter Formatting Guidelines and Examples

A cover letter serves to introduce the resume, and is also a platform that allows you to showcase relevant skills, explain to the employer why you are interested in a particular job opening, and to present your case for why you would be a valuable employee and deserve an interview.

Cover letter formatting is fairly standard across different industries; more information about general formatting for cover letters can be found here. For education-specific examples and formatting guidelines, please use the links provided below.

Education Cover Letter Formatting Guide

Education Cover Letter Example