Cover Letters

Below you will find information on how to write cover letters and how to format them to specific positions. If you're unsure how to begin your cover letter, use the 'Cover Letter Worksheet' to get a feel for the format. Then, reference to the templates to begin writing your own.

Below you will also find FAQs that will help you develop your cover letter and answer any questions you may have.

Not sure if your cover letter reads well or expresses what you are trying to convey? Stop into the Department of Career Development to have your cover letter looked at by our career mentors during our drop-in hours, or make an appointment by calling the office at (585) 245-5721.

Getting Started

Cover Letter Worksheet Cover Letter Guide Cover Letter Packet



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