NIEFS Cover Letter Work Sheet

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Fill in the blanks, then click the CREATE button at the bottom. You can use your browser's BACK button to return to this page to make changes. You can copy and paste the resulting page into MS Word, or save it as a text file for attaching to an e-mail. To print your resume without headers and footers, click File, Page Setup and remove them. You may wish to write down the settings for future use. Adjust printer margins as necessary.

TIP: Use the TAB key to move from field to field.

STEP #1: Your Personal Information
Your Name:
              Street Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:

STEP #2: Date and Recipient Information

Date:

Recipient's Salutation:

Recipient's First Name:
Recipient's Last Name:
Recipient's Position:
Organization:
Street Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:

STEP #3: Body of Letter

Introduction:
State why you are writing, the position you are applying for, and where you heard about it.

 

Background:
Give a brief outline of your background experience and training as it RELATES to the job, your strengths, and why you believe you would be a good "fit" for the job.
Summation and Closing:
Thank them for their time and ask for an interview.

STEP #4: Choose a Style for your letter - try to match your résumé style.

Style One - Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif

Style Two - Times New Roman, Times, serif

Remember - to print your resume without headers and footers, click File, Page Setup and remove them.