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Writing your cover letter

Last modified on 07-12-2022
Writing clearly, convincingly and with confidence
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Start date
16-12-2022 10:00
End date
16-12-2022 11:15

Did you find an exciting job opening, and would you like to capture the employer’s attention convincingly and originally? In this compact online workshop, you’ll be introduced to the how and what of writing successful applications. Discover how you can make your letter personal, intelligent and honest. You’ll get to try creating a link between what the employers seek and what you have to offer in a way that makes you stand out from the crowd. This informative and interactive session is a good preparation to start the application process with confidence.

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  • This workshop is free of charge
  • You can register if you are currently studying at the UvA or if you graduated no more than 1 year ago

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On this page, you’ll find more information about cover letters and how employers perceive them. You can find self-assessment tests, videos, and tipsheets on successful job hunting here:



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