Cover Letters

A cover letter is a letter written by you that normally accompanies your resume when you are applying for a job.  In looking for employment, at times you will see job announcements that will ask you to send a cover letter along with your resume.

A good cover letter sets the stage for the reader to accept your resume as something special.  In writing a cover letter you want it look as professional as your resume.


Cover Letter Samples

Cover Letter #1 – Paragraph Style

Cover Letter #2 – Bullet Style

Cover Letter #3 – Comparison Style


Cover Letter Templates

Use the templates below to start your own cover letter.  You will need MS Word in order to use the templates below.  Click on the link below, then go to “File”  and scroll down to  “Save As” then save your resume onto a disk or USB drive.

General Cover Letter – Resume

General Cover Letter – Entry Level

General Cover Letter – Manager


Cover Letter Resource


Work Bloom – Samples of cover letters organized by industry


Career Center

  • You can visit the Career Center and review cover letter books in the career center library.
  • Once you have a cover letter written, you can make an appointment with a Career Counselor to have you cover letter reviewed.