Why are cover letters important, and how can you write them well? Use our resources to learn how to structure your cover letter, determine what to include, and connect your experience to the employer’s needs.
The academic cover letter is your opportunity to introduce yourself and to discuss your dissertation project, teaching experience, publications, research interests, and courses you would be interested in teaching.
Your close reading skills, honed in University Writing and your humanities coursework, can be an invaluable tool in your job-search process. We’ll be talking about how to use close reading to understand the structure and purpose of job postings, narrow down your career interests, and create tailored application documents and interview stories that showcase your preparedness for and interest in the role. The first in a series on Humanities Skills for the Job Search.Read more