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Careers: Writing cover letters

This workshop will focus on how to write successful cover letters for applications for all roles. It will cover when to send a cover letter; what format to use and how to tailor it to a particular role. We will also look at how to research different employers in order to write targeted letters.

Aimed at

Researchers (early stage, mid stage, final stage), Research staff



Key learning outcomes

By the end of this session participants will have an understanding of:

  • Writing high quality cover letters

Presented by

Alison King, Careers Consultant, Brunel University

Specific skills focused on in this session

Career management skills

Health and Safety and general notice

Participants will be viewing presentations projected onto a SMART Board screen. Participants may be required to work in groups.

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to develop your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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Email address Telephone number 01895 265935