What is a Cover Letter?
A cover letter is a one-page letter submitted alongside a resume that explains why you would be a good fit for the position. It provides an employer with concrete examples of your skills and gives them a sense of your ability to write a professional letter.
The Anatomy of a Cover Letter
Cover Letter Templates
Click on one of the templates below and start filling it in. Don't forget to check in with Career Services for any final touches!
Step 1: Click on the icon (square + arrow) at the top right corner of your preferred template
Step 2: Click "File"
Step 3: Click "Make a Copy"
Step 4: Rename your document so that it's short and professional
Step 5: Start adding your information!
How to Share your Cover Letter with your CSM and YDM
Now that you've made your cover letter, it's important to share it with your Career Services Manager and your Youth Development Manager so that they know it's complete and we have a copy in case you need one in the future, like when you graduate from MTW!