On Cover Letters (2): Some Tips

Applying for academic posts – whether temporary or permanent, research- or teaching-focussed – is one of the biggest hurdles for ECRs. So every month(ish), we post some advice on how to help you launch your career. At the moment, we are running a series on CVs, Cover Letters and Interviews which guides you towards other websites […]

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On Cover Letters (1): structuring your cover letter

In order to help you in your application process, we recently discussed how to structure your CV (see here http://frenchhistorysociety.co.uk/blog/?p=342) but that is only part of the work. A really strong Cover Letter is key. Indeed, if the CV can be cut-and-pasted quite easily, the Cover Letter cannot be overly generic. Each application will have its own specificities […]

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