I applied for a graphic design internship at Fidelity in Boston
A good example of a cover letter. Keep the focus on what you can do for the company or organization.
Here are some good cover letter writing tips. I suggest you also contact CASA and/or the career center.
Great resources below…
For those of you who have had significant educational experiences (book show, working with real clients) that you want to include on your resume (and should), you may want to include this under Education or Additional Educational Experiences. Treat it like you would a senior thesis project. This link explains it. And I like this information in general for resume info:
I like some of this advice, however, you should include experience that’s ‘not relevant’ at this point, and please, please, forget #12! Never use Arial.
Here’s the link to some action words good for resumes:
Some resources for creating resumés and cover letters. I like their cover letter section (towards the back), although there are many good tips throughout.