Job Application Letters
Write job application letters that identify a specific area of employment, summarize your
qualifications for the job, refer to an enclosed résumé,
and request the next step of the application process, usually an interview.
Application letters are usually just one page and consist of three sections:
- Front matter. State that you are applying
for a specific job title or field. Also mention the person who referred you or told
you about the job. If you learned of the job from an advertisement, mention
- Body. Explain specifically why you are
qualified for the job. Describe education and work experience and any other
activities that display relevant talents, such as foreign-language proficiencies and
leadership or supervisory experience.
- End matter. Refer to your enclosed
résumé and express your desire for an interview, stating when and where
you will be available for one. In addition, invite further inquiries, and state how you
can be contacted.
Following is an example of an application letter.
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