The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events

6/25 – The Academic Job Cover Letter

The academic job cover letter is a crucial document in any candidate’s application material; often, it makes the first and most lasting impression on members of a search committee. In this workshop, participants will learn how to write a cover letter that is compelling and memorable, and that avoids the common mistake of simply listing information already available in a candidate’s CV. If you​ plan to go on the job market next year and want to draft your materials over the summer, this workshop will help you get off to a good start.

June 25, 1:00 PM

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Sponsored by the GC Writing Center


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