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Cover Letters

Think of getting a job like DATING. If you are emailing someone to ask them out you do not use a form letter; you personalize it, you make them feel like the two of you have things in common and should really get to know each other better. THAT is a cover letter.

The Cover Letter

Sample Cover Letters

Cover Letter Checklist

Sample Cover Letters - These are some examples of letters you can download. But don't just download them, make your own letter and use your own words!

Job Search Docs

Creating Job Search Documents

Creating Job Search Documents - Great tips on resume and cover letter construction.

Cover Letter Resources


Quint Careers Great information and resources containing sample letters and help for making letters standout.

You can also make an appointment to talk to a Career Coach about your career documents by calling Career Services at (315) 386-7119 or emailing careers@canton.edu.

SUNY Canton Career Services Office
Miller Campus Center, Room 224
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Office: (315) 386-7119
Fax: (315) 386-7980