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Resumes, Curriculum Vitae, and Cover Letters: Cover Letters

Whether you're searching for an academic or non-academic position, use this guide to discover more about creating the most effective resumes, curriculum vitae and cover letters.

Cover Letters at the Simmons Career Education Center

Career Toolkit: Write a Job Search Letter

  • This resource from the Simmons Career Education Center includes an overview of the letter writing process as well as useful handouts and sample letters.

Recommended Web Resources

Following is a selection of useful websites that provide a wide array of help with cover letters, including guidelines, dos and don'ts and sample cover letters across a wide array of careers.

Cover Letter Dos and Don'ts

Books about Cover Letters in the Library

Below is a selection of the library's books on cover letters in the Career Resources collection.  If you don't see the book you want here, search the library catalog to find more on this topic.