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Communications With Employers


As you look for an internship, co-op, or job, you will find yourself communicating with employers in person, over the phone, through email, and through actual letters. It's important that you maintain a professional, polite, and positive attitude in all your correspondence. The resources on this page provide you with tips and tricks on how you can ensure you are and help you make the best impression possible.

Types of Correspondence

There are two key different types of correspondence that you will utilize.

Cover Letters - Sent with your resume when you apply for a job

Thank You Letters - Sent after an interview to follow up and thank the interviewer for their time

It's important for you to have an understanding on how to craft these letters so that you are able to make the best impression possible.

How Our Office Can Help

Our office can assist students by proofreading and critiquing cover letters and thank you letters. We also offer mock interviews to help you prepare for your interview and have a better idea of how to present yourself. Email or log into your Handshake account to schedule an appointment.