Cover letters and communication

Success with your job search depends largely on your ability to communicate professionally and effectively.

Letter samples

Formatting letters and designing page layout is a matter of personal preference and should be appropriate for your major and audience. Your letter, resume, and reference page should be designed as a total package with consistency of style, font, color, paper and layout. 

The samples below should be used to gain ideas for the framework and content of your letter. Letters must be personalized for each employer and reflect your objective, personality, and qualifications. Always have at least one person proofread your letter.

Application/Cover Letter
Prospecting Letter
Post-Interview Thank You E-mail
Acceptance Letter
Declining an Offer Letter
Apology Letter

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