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Answered By: Kate Anderson, Business Librarian
Last Updated: Apr 05, 2016     Views: 181

To use a template in Word 2013 (scroll down for Word 2010 instructions) to create a cover letter, open Microsoft Word. In the Search for online templates area, type in "cover letter" and click the magnifying glass to search.

Look through your results, and select the one which most accurately reflects the cover letter you hope to create.

To use a template in Word 2010 to create a cover letter, open a blank Word document. Click on File in the upper left hand corner and select New. Type "cover letter" into search box.

Click on a template you would like to use and then click the download button on the right hand side. This will open the Word document and you can save it to your computer. Then you can enter your information into the template.


Remember that you also have access to Optimal Resume where you can create cover letters. You can find Optimal Resume on the Resources tab in all your online courses.