Quick Cover Letter Tips

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Cover letters are a great way to showcase who you are, beyond your resume. Use your resume to list your accomplishments and use your cover letter to tie your experiences directly to a specific job description. The USC Career Center believes that cover letters should always be concise, clear, and convincing. To get inspired, check out the Career Contessa’s list of 5 Opening Lines That Will Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out.

For more information, view our Guide to Effective Resumes, Cover Letters and LinkedIn Profiles. Just log in to your connectSC account and you will find it under the “Resources” tab.