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You’re on a roll! Make sure to tailor each cover letter to the specific employer and carefully review for any mistakes (i.e. accidentally leaving in the wrong employer name). Also, remember to “accept” any changes and save as a PDF before sending to an employer.

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While only a few employers interviewing through the OCI program will ask you to bring a cover letter with you to your interview, cover letters are an important part of an independent job search.

  • To have your private sector cover letter reviewed, please submit a draft by Friday, June 28 and include in the subject line “YOUR LAST NAME - Cover Letter Review”.

If you are planning on seeking employment in the public sector, take advantage of Public Sector Resume and Cover Letter Review period in August. Email your resumes and cover letters to all-cpp@law.upenn.edu and include in the subject line “Public Interest Resume”.