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Create a letterhead here (and use the same letterhead in your resume/CV) Month Day, Year FirstName LastName Title Name of Organization Street or P.O. Box Address City, State ZipCode Dear Mr./Ms./Dr. LastName: Opening paragraph: State why you are writing, how you learned of the company or position, and one or two sentences to provide evidence that you have researched the company. Second paragraph: Demonstrate that you know enough about the employer or position to relate your background to the employer or position. Mention specific qualifications that make you a strong fit for the employer’s needs. This is an opportunity to explain, in more detail, relevant items in your resume – and –
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Unformatted text preview: to present some evidence of personality. In this paragraph, you must use show-not-tell. In other words, do not state your qualifications: Show and apply your qualifications. If you have extensive experience, you may want to use two paragraphs for this section. Third paragraph: Briefly wrap up the letter, and indicate that you would like the opportunity to interview for a position and/or to talk with the employer to learn more about opportunities or hiring plans. You may want to state that you will follow up with a phone call to answer any questions. Sincerely, (Your handwritten signature) Your Typed Name Enclosure(s) (refers to resume, etc.)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ENGL 420 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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