Constructing a Cover Letter

Constructing a Cover Letter

Now that we have determined the 搒ell� of the cover letter, we抣l turn our attention to the mechanics of writing such a letter.

The major sections of the cover letter are:

  • Heading (your name, address, telephone number, email address)
  • Date
  • Inside address (Mr./Ms.–full name, title, company, complete address)
  • Salutation (Mr./Ms.) Sir or Madame not recommended
  • Body of the letter
  • Closing (Sincerely,)
  • Signature line (your name typed)梩ypically leave four spaces
  • Signature (your name signed)

Make sure to center your text from top to bottom on the page.

Zoey A. Bain

1234 College Avenue
East Lansing MI 48910
(517) 555-1234
email: [email protected]

September 5, 2002

Mr. Bob D. Apple
Generic Manufacturing, Inc.
SCM Operations
1234 Corporate Park Drive
Wherever, MI 12345

Dear Mr. Apple:

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Zoey A. Bain


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