A good cover works as a good introduction to a potential employee. Its main aim is the reiterate the candidate’s claim on the position based on his/her skills and experience. Potential employers sift through cover letters in 30 seconds, and so it is essential to be on point.

Opening Section:

Please state your purpose of writing the letter in clear words. Also, be sure to mention how you have learned about the job opportunity.

Second Paragraph:

Describe your professional and academic qualifications and connect them to the job requirements to prove your suitability for the position.

Third paragraph:

State how you can be of benefit to your potential employer and emphasize on your career goals.

Fourth paragraph:

Reiterate your interest in the position and why you would be an excellent choice for the role. Also indicate that you would like to meet with the employer for an interview.


Simply sign off your cover letter with ‘Yours sincerely’ and your name.