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Successful job applications  include a high-quality, error-free resume . The thinking goes: if you are not taking care with your resume, then what's to say you will take care with your work? Include a carefully-prepared cover letter that addresses the requirements of the internship and your unique qualifications for it, including your long-term goals, and personal interests.  Apply during early college career for less selective (often unpaid) internships to build the expertise necessary to qualify for more advanced (well-paid) internships later on. Do not spend time applying for internships you are clearly not ready for -- but do keep the information on file for next year's round of applications!  

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With climate change very much at the forefront of the agenda, the sustainability industry continues to grow and thrive. As countries seek to reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment and create a more circular economy, the skills needed to harness this change continue to be in great demand. A CV will very often be the first point of contact you have with a new employer. And as we all know, first impressions count. From the moment a recruiter sets eyes on your CV they are shaping their perception of you.

Your CV has just moments to make an impression

There has been plenty of research into how people read CVs. The conclusions are fairly unanimous. Most people spend between 5 and 30 seconds reading a CV. Your sustainability CV has just seconds to work its magic. The look, presentation and content all work together to form that initial impression. It is therefore vital the CV not only looks great, but that it paints a convincing picture of how you will succeed in the role you are applying for. Keep the CV to 2 pages. This gives a concise format to work with and encourages brevity.

Adapt your sustainability CV for every job you apply for

You need to approach writing a CV from the point of view of the audience. This is a critical thing that many job seekers fail to understand. You don’t write a CV for yourself. You write it to elicit a positive response from the reader. The more you understand what the reader is looking for, the better chance you have of writing what they want to see. The secret to this understanding is contained within the job description, and more particularly the person specification. This is the document that contains the criteria the employer will be assessing CVs against. The more you can show how you meet the person specification, the better your chances of success.


Demonstrate by showing specific achievements

Simply copying and pasting a generic job description is a sure fire way for your CV to fail. Your career is not a hypothetical list of duties. Every employment needs to tell its own story and the best way of showing this is by providing specific examples of achievements. This helps the reader to see how well you have performed. For example, if you are a wind farm installation project manager, give details of the size and scope of the wind farms you have set up. Provide interesting facts and figures to support this including outcomes  - such as the amount of energy produced.

Advice for career changers

If you are moving into the sustainability sector then you may need to demonstrate transferable skills from your current career. Certainly, you should highlight any relevant, direct experience. However, transferable skills can be highlighted by a separate section at the front of the CV under the profile. This ‘key skills’ section should contain headings aligned to the competencies sought together with one or two specific examples of how, where and when you have demonstrated these. This helps the reader to clearly see you have the requisite skills albeit from a different sector and job. Bring any relevant qualifications to the front of the CV to further support your determination to pursue a career within sustainability.

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How To Write A Cover Letter in 2024 (Expert Tips and Examples)

Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to write a cover letter that will get you noticed by recruiters.

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A survey revealed that 77% of recruiters prefer candidates who send in a cover letter, even if submitting it is optional. Additionally, 90% of executives consider cover letters invaluable when assessing job candidates.

So, if you think cover letters are no longer important and necessary in 2024, think again.

Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you write a cover letter that effectively sells your skills and professional experience, increases your chances of getting interviews, and gets your foot in the door.

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What is a cover letter and do you still need one in 2024?

A cover letter is a letter of introduction accompanying your resume that paints why you are the best person for the job, what you bring to the table, and how you can help move the company forward.

Is the cover letter dead? No! In fact, a recent study by ResumeLab revealed that 64% of job vacancies still require that you include a cover letter in your application and 83% of HR pros said that cover letters are important for their hiring decision.

The bottom line is that a cover letter is still a valuable piece of your job search collateral. Nail your cover letter and you could end up getting that dream job.

So what exactly do you need to accomplish in your cover letter?

What is the purpose of a cover letter?

According to 49% of HR managers , your cover letter is the second best way to call attention to your resume and distinguish yourself from other applicants.

So the main purpose of your cover letter is to compel the recruiter to read more about you on your resume and move you to the next part of the hiring process.

Further, according to award-winning resume expert Melanie Denny , your cover letter is your value proposition letter. It proves why you are the best candidate to address the company’s needs with the professional skills and qualifications to succeed in the job.

Here’s an example of a great cover letter:


Now let’s get into the details of what your cover letter needs to include.

Cover Letter Structure Checklist

Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to include in your cover letter.

  • Contact Details Name Address (or City, State with zip code) Phone number Email address
  • Greeting Whenever possible, address the hiring manager by name.
  • Opening Who are you? What are your relevant skills and accomplishments?
  • Body (1-2 paragraphs) What do you know about the company? Why are you applying for this job? What value can you bring to the company? Include measurable results when possible.
  • Closing Reiterate your interest. Add a Call to Action. Mention any attachments. Use a professional sign-off like “Best” or “Sincerely” before your full name.

Here’s an example for the visual learners out there:


Now that you know the basics of what to include in your cover letter, let’s go through the process from start to finish to see how you can write a cover letter that will make you stand out from the rest of the candidates.

How to write a cover letter in 9 steps

It can be intimidating to try to parse down all your best qualities into a few quick paragraphs for your cover letter.

Here are 9 steps you can take to make sure you’re headed in the right direction:

Step 1. Do your research

Before writing your cover letter, thoroughly read the job description and the requirements for the job.

Melanie Denny , award-winning resume expert, likens the job description to your cover letter cheat sheet. And when checking the job description, she says you need to consider the following:

  • What are the company’s priorities?
  • What are their goals for the role?
  • What outcomes and accomplishments in your previous roles match the goals?
  • What are the key phrases and verbiage the company uses?

This will help you customize your cover letter, angle yourself and your narrative to fit the role better, and impress the hiring manager.

Try reaching out to the recruiter, hiring manager, or someone working in the company if you want more in-depth information about the company and the position you are applying for.

Step 2. Customize your cover letter for every job

Make sure your cover letter matches the job you are applying for. Writing a generic cover letter is a missed opportunity as this will not appeal to the recruiter or hiring manager. According to research from ResumeGo , 81% of HR professionals value job-specific cover letters over generic ones. Jobseekers who had tailored cover letters received a 53% higher callback rate compared to those who had no cover letter.

Remember, your cover letter is your chance to prove that you are passionate about working for a given company, so take the time to write a tailored cover letter for each position . You can do this by mentioning your skills and experience that are directly related to what’s mentioned in the job description. If you’re applying for a data analyst role that requires expertise in Microsoft Power BI, cite an example of a Power BI dashboard you built and how it helped the company.

Read our full guide: How to Optimize Your Cover Letter

Step 3. Include all of your contact info

You should make it easy for the hiring manager to reach you. In your cover letter, list these three things:

  • Address (including zip code– for ATS purposes )
  • Phone number with area code
  • Email address
  • Name of the Hiring Manager
  • Name of the Company
  • Address of the Company

Traditionally, your contact information is included in the upper left corner of your cover letter if you’re writing in a document. If you’re writing an email, this can be included beneath your signature at the end of the message.

Cover Letter Header Example:

Jane Jobscan Seattle, WA 98101 (555) 555-5555 • [email protected] linkedin.com/in/jane-jobscan

February 25, 2024

Lavinia Smith Hiring Manager Media Raven, Inc. Plantersville, MS 38862

Step 4. Address your cover letter to a real person

According to Melanie Denny, resume expert and President of Resume-Evolution, addressing your cover letter to a real person and addressing them by their name feels more personal and shows recruiters and hiring managers that you took time and did the research.

You can usually find the hiring manager’s name by searching the company website or LinkedIn profile, or by calling the company and asking which hiring manager is assigned to the particular position.

Once you learn the name, a simple greeting of “John” or “Hello John” is all you need.

If you can’t find the hiring manager’s name, you can use any of the following:

  • Dear Hiring Manager
  • Dear (Department) Team
  • To whom it may concern

Read our full guide: How to Address a Cover Letter

Step 5. Write a strong opening statement

Melanie Denny suggests that you start your cover letter with a bang. This will hook the hiring manager’s interest and show them how you can be a valuable addition to the team.

Here are things you can do:

  • Open with a thought-provoking question
  • Make a big claim about what you can do for the company
  • Say something relevant and specific to the company

For example,

“I want to bring the marketing department of Media Raven Inc. to the next level and help the company exceed goals and reach more customers as Marketing Manager.”

Step 6. Prove how your professional background and skills help the company in the body of your cover letter

Take advantage of this real estate and prove to the prospective employer how your background, values, and professional experiences position you as the best fit for what the role requires.

This is especially important if you are switching careers. Highlight your relevant accomplishments in your cover letter, showcase your transferable skills, and explain how you can help the company address its challenges and succeed.

For example:

“As the Director of Marketing at ABC Company since 2018, I directed all phases of both the creative and technical elements of marketing initiatives, including data mining, brand creation, print/web collateral development, lead generation, channel partner cultivation, customer segmentation/profiling, as well as CRM and acquisition strategies.

Perhaps most importantly, I offer a history of proven results, as evidenced by the following marketing accomplishments for my current employer:

  • Captured a 28% expansion in customer base since 2018, achieved during a period of overall decline in the retail industry.
  • Led national marketing campaign (comprised of trade shows, media, and PR initiatives) for my company’s newly launched technology services division
  • Developed and executed SEO strategy that achieved and sustained top 3 rankings on Google (organic, nonpaid results) for key product search terms.
  • Oversaw the creation of a new company logo and rebranded 100+ products to cement a cohesive corporate identity and support new company direction.”

Just like when writing a resume, your cover letter should only include the most relevant and positive information about you. To home in on the right skills and qualifications to mention, try scanning your cover letter .

Read our full guide: What Do You Put in a Cover Letter?

Step 7. Write a strong closing statement and a call to action

Use the closing of your cover letter to:

  • Thank the hiring manager for their time
  • Mention any attachments (resume, portfolio, samples)
  • Invite to schedule an interview
  • Let the hiring manager know that you will follow up

Keep the closing professional and try not to sound too eager since that can come off as desperate. You must also keep in mind the tone and personality of the company you’re communicating with.

“Given the opportunity, I’m confident I can achieve similar groundbreaking marketing results for Media Raven, Inc.

Ms. Smith, I would welcome the chance to discuss your marketing objectives and how I can help you attain them. Feel free to call me at (555) 555-5555 or email me at [email protected] to arrange a meeting. I look forward to speaking with you.”

Read our full guide: How to End a Cover Letter With a Call to Action

Step 8. End with a professional closing salutation

To finish out the closing , use a formal signature. You can use “Sincerely,” “Best,” “Regards,” “Yours,” or any other professional signoff.

Use your first and last name as your signature. If you’re sending your cover letter in the body of an email, make sure it’s your personal email account that does not list your current work signature beneath the email. Your other option is to write the cover letter in a word document, save it as a PDF, and attach it to your email.

Step 9. Optimize your cover letter for the ATS

The Applicant Tracking System or the ATS is a software that companies use to screen applications and shrink their pool of applicants. Through the ATS database, a recruiter or hiring manager can just search for specific skills and keywords and the ATS will return a list of the top candidates who match the search criteria.

To optimize your cover letter for ATS, you need to:

  • Carefully read the job description
  • Take note of skills and resume keywords frequently mentioned
  • Incorporate these keywords into your cover letter

Read our full guide: How to Optimize Your Cover Letter to Beat the ATS

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How to Format Your Cover Letter

A cover letter is a letter, but that doesn’t mean you should just plop everything onto the page in a stream-of-consciousness flow. After all, cover letter formats determine the order in which the hiring manager learns about you, which can significantly influence their first impression. Use the format order below as a guideline for building the structure of your cover letter.


Notice how the topics flow like a conversation? When you first meet someone, you introduce yourself, tell them your name and a little about yourself, and then leave the conversation open for future meetings.

Your cover letter is just a like having a conversation with someone for the first time. Keeping that in mind will help you to keep things simple and focus on the right information.

Below are some examples of how to format your cover letter for different types of applications.

How to format your cover letter for a job

  • State your name
  • Explain your work history
  • Tell them what you can do for their company
  • Say goodbye

How to format your cover letter for an internship

  • Explain your coursework history and education
  • Explain what you can gain professionally

How to format your cover letter with no experience

  • Explain your skillset and character qualities that make you well-suited for the role
  • Outline entry-level achievements

You can also check out our cover letter templates to help you as you write your own cover letter.

Do you want to save time and receive instant feedback on your cover letter? Check out Jobscan’s cover letter tool .

Read more : How to Write a Resume for Today’s Job Market

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Here are some examples to help you create a cover letter that will make you stand out and give a strong first impression.

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Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts

Aside from the basic steps of how to write a cover letter, there are some things you definitely need to make sure you avoid – and things you can’t skip! Follow these do’s and don’ts for writing a cover letter, and you’ll end up with a much better result.

  • Use a cover letter unless one was requested.
  • Attach a cover letter directly to your resume unless requested to do so.
  • Use the same boilerplate cover letter for multiple job applications.
  • Over-explain your work history, employment gaps, or qualifications – save it for the interview.
  • Badmouth any of your past employers.
  • Use the cover letter to complain or tell about your job search journey.
  • Use non-standard formatting like tables, columns, or graphics. (ATS can’t read those and your cover letter copy might not be scannable by the system.)
  • Use long paragraphs.
  • Customize a cover letter for every job application that asks for one.
  • Incorporate the top skills or keywords from the job description in your cover letter.
  • Include the company name and address, the job title, and point of contact’s name on your cover letter.
  • Incorporate relevant and compelling measurable results in your cover letter.
  • Explain, briefly, any dramatic shifts in a career (i.e. you are changing industries or job titles).
  • Use company information to relate your interest in the job.
  • Keep your cover letter concise.
  • Convey WHY you are right for the position.

More Cover Letter Tips

  • When emailing your cover letter, be strategic with your subject line. Never leave the subject line blank, and double-check for specific instructions in the job posting. If possible, use the email subject line to sell yourself. For example: “Experienced Software Engineer Seeks Senior Level Mobile Position.”
  • Keep your cover letter brief and to the point. The hiring manager will be reading many cover letters. By carefully selecting your words and experiences to include, you can stand out from the crowd of applicants.
  • Be confident. Let the hiring manager know the reasons why you deserve this position, and make yourself believe them too!
  • Your cover letter should not be simply a rephrasing of your resume. Let your personality show and go into further detail about your most valuable skills and experiences.
  • Do your research on the company and position before writing the cover letter. It should be customized to that specific company’s values and needs. Hiring managers can spot a generic resume from a mile away.
  • Use the job posting as your guide for what topics, skills, and experience to focus on.
  • The best cover letters include keywords from the job posting. Applicant tracking systems may scan your cover letter along with your resume and will be using these keywords to sort through the applicants.
  • Check for spelling and grammar errors.
  • Send your cover letter as a PDF to avoid readability issues and to present the most professional application package.
  • Scan Your Cover Letter with Jobscan to make sure you’re checking all the boxes.

Optimize Your Cover Letter with Jobscan’s Cover Letter Scanner

In addition to resume scans, Jobscan Premium users can also scan their cover letters against a job description.

This generates a report of the top hard skills and soft skills found in the job description that should be included in your cover letter, plus additional checks for optimal length, contact information, measurable results, and more.

Here’s how it works:

Key Takeaways

Your cover letter gives recruiters, hiring managers, and prospective employers an overview of your professional qualifications and relevant accomplishments that position you as the best candidate for the job.

So you have to make your cover letter powerful and interesting enough to make the recruiter or hiring manager read your resume and move you to the next step of the hiring process.

Here are key pointers when writing your cover letter.

  • Make sure you’ve read the job description and done your research about the company.
  • Get to know the name of the recruiter or hiring manager so you can address your cover letter properly.
  • Include relevant and measurable accomplishments in the body of your cover letter to prove to the hiring manager that you have what it takes to succeed in the job.
  • Keep your cover letter short and concise.
  • Your cover letter is not a substitute for your resume so don’t just copy and paste whatever is in your resume into your cover letter.

One last important reminder!

Having a strong cover letter is not enough. You also need to create a killer resume to make sure you stand out and land job interviews.

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Frequently asked questions, what are the different types of cover letters.

There are four types of cover letters.

  • Application cover letter An application cover letter is what you send to the recruiter or hiring manager along with your resume.
  • Prospecting cover letter You send this when you want to inquire prospective employers about open positions in their company or put yourself top-of-mind when they do decide to hire.
  • Networking cover letter You will send this to professionals in your network in hopes of getting referrals, introductions, job search advice, and job opportunities.
  • Career change cover letter This is what you send when you are switching careers or industries.

What tense should I use when writing a cover letter?

It can be appropriate to change tenses throughout your cover letter.

For example, you can explain who you are in the present tense and explain important aspects of your work history in the past tense. You can switch to future perfect tense when discussing the ways you would perform if given the position.

Think of it like this, “I am ABC, I did XYZ previously, and I look forward to doing EFG in this position.”

What to include in a cover letter

Our cover letter guidelines above explain how to write a cover letter more deeply, but in summary, you should always include your name, relevant work experience, and reasons why you are right for the job in your cover letter.

When not to include a cover letter

  • When the job posting clearly states not to include a cover letter
  • When you don’t have the time and energy to customize your cover letter. It’s better not to send a cover letter than to send a half-baked and mediocre one.
  • When you are applying online and there is no field to upload your cover letter.
  • When your cover letter has a lot of typos and errors.

What should you send first: a cover letter or a resume?

Typically, your cover letter and resume will be sent as a pair, but your cover letter is meant to be an introduction to your resume. If it is an email, use the cover letter in the body and attach your resume, otherwise, attach both.

Pro Tip: Be sure to review all instructions in the job description to follow the hiring manager’s requests.

How long should a cover letter be?

According to 70% of recruiters, a cover letter should not exceed 250 to 300 words.

Although there is no hard and fast rule about this, the ideal cover letter length should be around half a page to one full page in length to keep your message concise, clear, and easy to digest.

Should a cover letter be sent as a file attachment?

If it is not specified in the job posting, a cover letter can be sent either as an attachment (PDF is best) or in the body of an application email with your resume attached.

How to share a cover letter with a potential employer

There are several methods of sharing a cover letter with potential employers, depending on their application process.

Cover letters can be written on a document and turned into a PDF to be uploaded to a job application website or attached to an email along with your resume.

In other cases, your cover letter can simply be written in the email message to a hiring manager, with your resume attached.

How to title and save your cover letter

The key in every aspect of job applications is to make yourself an easy “yes” for your potential employer. That means making it easy for the hiring manager to keep track of your application materials for later review. With this in mind, make sure your full name and the phrase “cover letter” are included in the file label. Other helpful details might include the job title you’re applying for or the year of your application.

Here are a few examples:

  • Your Name_Cover Letter_Job Title.pdf
  • Cover Letter_Your Name_Job Title.pdf
  • Job Title_Your Name_Cover Letter.pdf
  • Your Name_Cover Letter_2024.pdf
  • Cover Letter_Your Name_2024.pdf

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    My career goal is to make a valuable contribution to domestic climate change policy, and your organization is well-placed to allow me to do that. I look forward to hearing from you regarding a personal interview. Joanna Jobhunter. 122 Laney Lane • Austin, TX 78707 (555) 555-3210 • [email protected]. Thank you for your consideration.

  2. How To Write an Environmental Scientist Cover Letter

    Here are six steps to follow as you prepare your materials: 1. Start by listing your contact information and the date. Listing your contact information and the date you send the letter is the first thing you should do while drafting your cover letter. You should include your name, address, phone number and email address.

  3. PDF Sample Cover Letter for Summer Internship, Energy and Climate Change

    Sample Cover Letter for Summer Internship, Energy and Climate Change. Fes Student. 33 St. Ronan Street New Haven, CT 06511. [email protected], (203)333-4444. Nancy Smith, Human Resources Rep World Resources Institute. 10 G Street NE, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20002. Dear Ms. Smith,

  4. Cover Letter Resources

    Find out everything you need to know about writing a perfect cover letter with this practical guide. Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters (eBook) by Martin Yate. ISBN: 9780996662321. Publication Date: 2015. Step-by-step guide for how write cover letters and every type of letter you will use in a job hunt. How to build, edit and polish professional ...

  5. PDF Sample Cover Letter for Summer Internship, Energy and Climate Change

    Sample Cover Letter for Summer Internship, Energy and Climate Change. World Resources Institute 10 G Street NE, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20002 February 20, 2017. Dear Hiring Committee, I am writing to apply for the Energy and Climate Change Internship currently posted on World Resources Institute's website. I have been actively following WRI ...

  6. How To Write an Environmental Specialist Cover Letter (With ...

    Environmental specialist cover letter template. Here is a handy template to craft your own outstanding environmental specialist cover letter: [Your Name] [City, State] [Email Address] [Phone Number] [Today's Date] [Recipient's Name] [Recipient's Company Name] Dear [Hiring Manager's Full Name], I am writing to apply for the environmental ...

  7. PDF Project Manager Cover letter SAMPLE

    Dear Ms. EMPLOYER, I am writing to apply for the CDM Project Manager vacancy which I saw posted on the Reuters Carbon Community website. I am interested in engaging with a company in its growth phase and enhancing its participation in the CDM/JI markets. I am confident that my experience with CDM project development and knowledge of the United ...

  8. Environmental Engineer Cover Letter Example and Template for 2024

    Get recommendations for your resume in minutes. Asha Kumar. 834-555-0121. [email protected] May 18, 2023 Dear Hiring Manager, My name is Asha Kumar, and I'm writing to express my interest in the Environmental Engineer position at Fred Environmental. Due to my five years of experience in planning, engineering and construction management, I ...

  9. PDF The Cover Letter

    Cover letters are always expected when applying to jobs. Even if they're not expressly requested, they are expected! PURPOSE: Cover letter = Gate keeper to the interview, so give them a little taste of what you're made of. Catch the employer's attention to snag the interview . . . and score the job.

  10. Cover Letter Guidelines

    Cover Letter Guidelines. A cover letter is defined as a business letter that introduces you as an applicant and highlights your qualifications; markets your creativity, writing style, and personality. The goal is to inform the employer that you understand the requirements of the job and demonstrates that you possess the skills necessary for the ...

  11. Resumes & Cover letters

    How to Write a Cover Letter: The All-Time Best Tips - from The Muse; The Best Cover Letter Examples for Every Type of Job Seeker - from The Muse; Other job application resources. Email correspondence - from Virginia Tech; Writing samples - from American University; How to ask a professor for a letter of recommendation - from St. Olaf College

  12. Environmental Specialist Cover Letter Examples

    112 Massey Street. City, State, Zip Code. 000-000-0000. RE: Environmental Specialist, Ref# 0486295, 08/05/2014. Dear Ms. Gonzalez, I am pleased to submit my resume for the available Environmental Specialist position with your company. Given my background in environmental, health, and safety initiatives, I feel I am in a great position to make ...

  13. Environmental Consultant Cover Letter Examples & Samples for 2024

    Free Environmental Consultant cover letter example. Dear Mr. White: With this letter and the attached resume, I would like to express my sincere interest in your opening for an Environmental Consultant at Lily Pad. As a highly accomplished and skilled environmental and sustainability specialist, I possess a wide range of knowledge and ...

  14. Writing a CV for sustainability jobs

    Keep the CV to 2 pages. This gives a concise format to work with and encourages brevity. Adapt your sustainability CV for every job you apply for. You need to approach writing a CV from the point of view of the audience. This is a critical thing that many job seekers fail to understand. You don't write a CV for yourself.

  15. Environmental Manager Cover Letter Examples

    Jamya Patrick. Dear Mr. Henry, I read with interest your ad for an Environmental Manager and am submitting my resume for your review and consideration. With a Master's Degree in Environmental Science and over 15 years experience in the energy utility and construction industries I would bring the required knowledge of environmental regulations ...

  16. Environmental Officer Cover Letter Examples

    [email protected]. Shawne Simpson. Sunya Inc. 77 Hampton Way. City, State, Zip Code. 000-000-0000. RE: Environmental Officer, Ref# 8847432, 08/05/2014. Dear Ms. Simpson, I am pleased to submit my resume for consideration for the available Environmental Officer position with your team.

  17. PDF Climate Change Officer (Cho)

    Ref. Climate Change Officer 2 | P a g e JOB DESCRIPTION The CLIMATE CHANGE OFFICER will have the following main responsibilities: 1. The Officer will support the overall execution of the climate change files in which ... sending a CV and cover letter to [email protected] The e-mail must include the following: The reference CHO in the subject of the ...

  18. Internship cover letter example

    Free cover letter template for internships. Customise your own cover letter based on this template in around 30 minutes. We've also provided an example internship cover letter which shows the kind of text you'll need to add to your cover letter. See how to layout your cover letter, and what info you need to include.

  19. 12 Jobs in Climate Change and Sustainability

    Here are 12 careers to consider in your search for climate change and sustainability jobs: 1. Community organizer. National average salary: $49,547 per year Primary duties: Community organizers work toward mobilizing collective populations around specific social issues. They may work toward increasing awareness around climate change by ...

  20. Preparing your material

    Cover letter The cover letter should explain the importance of the work, and why you consider it appropriate for the diverse readership of Nature Climate Change . The cover letter should:

  21. PDF The Global Youth Letter on Climate Action

    The Global Youth Letter on Climate Action The Global Youth Letter on Climate Action is a call for action from young people globally, directly addressing the leaders attending COP26 - the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, in Glasgow, November 2021. It is the result of a large-scale research exercise between the British Council and not for profit

  22. How to Write a Cover Letter for a Job in 2024

    Respectfully, Kind regards, Best regards, Yours truly, Then, make two spaces below the salutation, and type your full name. For some professional (but optional) flair, sign your cover letter either with a scan of your signature or by using software like DocuSign. 8. Check your cover letter's content and formatting.

  23. Environmental Consultant Cover Letter Examples

    Ferian Systems. 110 Fairfax Loop. City, State, Zip Code. 000-000-0000. RE: Environmental Consultant, Ref# 8777642, 08/05/2014. Dear Mr. Halpert, As a Environmental professional with diverse experience and a reputation for success, I am pleased to be writing to apply for the position of Environmental Consultant on your team.

  24. How to Write a Cover Letter in 2024: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Here are 9 steps you can take to make sure you're headed in the right direction: Step 1. Do your research. Before writing your cover letter, thoroughly read the job description and the requirements for the job. Melanie Denny, award-winning resume expert, likens the job description to your cover letter cheat sheet.

  25. The Short Cover Letter: What to Include & Why (with Examples)

    Cover letters, short or long, are increasingly unpopular among job seekers. However, a 2023 survey of 625 hiring managers across the nation found that 60 percent of companies still require cover letters, writes Rebecca Tay, Ph.D. at ResumeGenius.. While medium and large companies are more likely to require cover letters (72 percent and 69 percent, respectively), nearly half of small businesses ...

  26. How To Write a Career Change Cover Letter (With Examples)

    To write a career change cover letter, start with the following steps: 1. Introduce yourself. Start your cover letter by stating who you are, what you want and why you'd be a good fit for the job. Highlight your most impressive, valuable and relevant achievements without oversharing your lack of experience.

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  29. Cover Letter Templates and Examples for 2024

    3. Win the name game. If possible, address your cover letter to the hiring manager or project manager by name. This personal touch shows your attention to detail—and it's attention-grabbing. If the job post doesn't include a contact name, visit the company website or LinkedIn to try to find the right person.