The Tiny Yet Powerful Cover Letter

Partway through my doctoral program, the head of graduate studies at my university hired me to write a white paper on career development for grad students. I had already decided not to go on the tenure-track market so the assignment was right up my alley. Not long after I wrapped up the project and went back to dissertation writing, I heard about a full-time position handling graduate career development at my university. The application deadline was only a day away but the job seemed like a good fit, so I threw together a cover letter and a résumé. - See more at:

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