Cover Letter Guide (CSU Career Center)

Watch 5 steps to a great cover letter video:

  1. Make it personal and use their name 0:34
  2. Tell them why you genuinely picked them, not how awesome you are 1:12
  3. Tell them why they should pick you and use examples on how you will add value to their business 3:47
  4. Show them how much you “want it” 4:34
  5. Show kindness and compassion 5:44

View this cover letter guide developed by Career Center professionals and learn formatting, content, and helpful tips that will help you make a good first impression with a potential employer.  Find out the key information to include and what to focus on.

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