Cover letter and curriculum vitae
The ‘perfect’ English application
The cover letter (US and Canada) or covering letter (UK) is a letter that expresses your motivation for applying for a certain job position or placement.
Structure and content
Tips and hints
The curriculum vitae (CV), which is also called a résumé, provides an overview of your professional and academic background.
Personal details and career objective/personal statement
Special knowledge and skills
Activities and references