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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
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English Center CoordinatorChristopher Heuer, Professor EnglishChristopher.Heuer@gallaudet.edu
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If you are applying for a job that requires you to submit a resume, you should include a cover letter with your resume and application.
The purpose of the cover letter is to:
The following information can help you develop a cover letter that will impress any employer. Here is the guidelines for writing cover letters for the job.
Guidelines for writing cover letters:
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Sample of cover letter to a newspaper advertisement for a summer job:
7 March 2009
Patrick StraubPersonnel ManagerXYZ Company445 N. 45th St.New York, NY 60045
Dear Mr. Straub:
I was excited to see your advertisement for a summer intern. An internship with your company would be a perfect opportunity to develop my skills as a _______ major at _________ University.
My professional capabilities would make me an asset to your company. For example, my experience with _________ adequately prepares me to ________ for XYZ this summer.
I would greatly benefit from working with knowledgeable professionals in my field of study, and working for XYZ would provide such an opportunity.
I would love to be part of your team. I am available to meet with you at your earliest convenience. You can contact me at the address and phone number above, or at email@example.com.
Thank you for your consideration.
Your typed name
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