Sender's Address in a Cover Letter

Body of a Cover Letter

Capitalise the first word of the text (even if the salutation ends with a comma). The text is left-justified and a blank line is put after each paragraph. It is not common to indent the first line of a paragraph.

Structure and Content

  • Introduction
    Mention where you found out about the job offer and show interest in the position.
  • Details
    Give reasons for your application: Why are you the ideal candidate? What relevant qualifications, experiences do you have? (Important: refer to the requirement given in the job description.)
  • Conclusion
    Demonstrate your interest in the position once more.

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