Module 4: Cover Letters

Customize Cover Letters

                  Purpose: To recognize the need to tailor each cover letter to the needs of a potential employer.


  • Understand the basic structure and reviewed examples of a strong, dynamic cover letter.
  • Use action verbs to describe accomplishments.
  • Do not rehash a resume, but highlight specific critical points.
  • Edit and proofread each letter carefully.
  • Create sample cover letters for a peer to read.

Module 3: Resume