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Nursing Resume & Cover Letter

Write an introductory cover letter of no more than 500 words in which you explain your professional objectives, professional interests, and strengths as an applicant.

Create a resume detailing your license(s), earned degree(s), certification(s), professional experiences, previous positions held, membership in professional organizations, publications, and skills.

Both the cover letter and resume should be formally written using a professionally accepted format. Review "Resume Resources," located at for http://www.resume-resource.com/examples-medical.html for examples of approved formats; however, other professional templates may be used.

Share your resume with a colleague and elicit their feedback. Revise your resume if needed and submit the resume in the assignment section of the course.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

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Cover letters should never, ever be more than 1 page. Keep it brief and professional. The details can be found in your resume. Let them know why they should hire you and write with proper spelling & grammar. They like to see that you can be professional in your writing and that you can organize your thoughts just as much as they are interested in your content. Cover letters are read quickly, before the resume, and they need to be quick and to the point (again, they'll get the details from your resume.)

Put your name & address, phone number, and email address at the top left

Begin with Dear ...

Solution Summary

Write an introductory cover letter of no more than 500 words in which you explain your professional objectives, professional interests, and strengths as an applicant.

Create a resume detailing your license(s), earned degree(s), certification(s), professional experiences, previous positions held, membership in professional organizations, publications, and skills.

Both the cover letter and resume should be formally written using a professionally accepted format. Review "Resume Resources," located at for http://www.resume-resource.com/examples-medical.html for examples of approved formats; however, other professional templates may be used.

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