Great Cover Letters for Effective Applications

Stand out in the crowd!  PLAN offers workshop on creating great cover letters for effective applications.


Cover letters are often a hiring committee’s first impression of a job candidate. Well-written cover letters effectively overview a candidate’s strengths and clearly demonstrate fit for an open position. This workshop will focus on the conventions of cover letters for both academic and professional jobs. We will discuss purpose and audience, provide strategies for writing multiple cover letters, and share examples from successful academic and professional job searches


Dr. Cassandra Book is the Associate Director of the UofL University Writing Center. She has facilitated a variety of workshops for UofL undergraduate and graduate students. Workshop topics include personal statements, scientific writing, six word memoirs, literature reviews, thesis statements, poster presentations, abstracts, APA, and MLA. Her research interests are writing teacher development, diversity in writing programs, and feminist research methods.


The PLAN is a professional development initiative run by the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS) that provides graduate students opportunities and resources for Professional development, Life skills, Academic development, and Networking skills. 


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Friday, September 25, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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