Cover Letter Template

This cover letter template gives just a general layout of how your letter should look. Read this first, then go to the next link at the bottom of the page.

This is only a GENERAL template. A more detailed format is on the next page.

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code


Contact Person's Name
Company Name
Company Address
Company City, State, Zip Code


1st Paragraph: 2-3 sentences of introduction describing your interest for a position.

Body Paragraph: 4-6 sentences explaining a few qualifications. Expand on key points from your resume. Describe experiences that focus on what the employer is looking for.

2nd Body Paragraph(Optional): 2-3 short sentences of additional information discussing another skill or anecdote of why you should be hired.

Final Paragraph: 2-3 sentences of conclusion that shows appreciation for the employers' time and how you can be contacted.



Your Name

That's not it!
After the cover letter template, click here for a more DETAILED FORMAT.

Or go back to Main Cover Letter page