Cover Letters

The cover letter is an important piece of your job search strategy and should be used as a marketing tool to highlight your strengths, experience, and alignment with a job description. There are three main types of cover letters: applications, prospecting, and networking. The articles in this section will provide tips for preparing each type of cover letter as well as samples of each. Your cover letter should be an ever-changing document depending on the situation, job description, company, and audience you are targeting.

For more help with cover letters...

If you still need more help creating your cover letter, check out's Cover Letter Tutorial for over 100 pages of advice, tips, checklists, and sample cover letters. Also, please make an appointment with the Chase Career Center if you would like a cover letter reviewed before sending it to a potential employer.