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Please review: https://nursing.utmb.edu/current- students/careerservices/ResumeGuide.pdf

The cover letter formally introduces you and creates a critical first impression Should be specifically tailored to a specific position and company. Use professional vocabulary and style.

Cover Letter Tips

  • In a few sentences, explain why you’re a great fit for this specific role. State why you’re excited about the job and the company, and how the job matches your career goals.
  • In one or two paragraphs, connect your past accomplishments with the requirements listed in the job description. Focus on your most relevant experience, qualifications and skills. When possible, quantify your accomplishments with facts and data. Avoid repeating the bullet points from your resume.
  • Close by thanking the employer for their time and consideration. You may also want to sum up your qualifications for the role and express an interest in continuing to the next stage in the hiring process.

Please upload the cover letter as a Word document.

See the attached Cover Letter sample, do not use the same cover letter sample. This is just for you to have as a guide.