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4 Presenting myself in writing

This section will give you some relevant advice to help with internships and work experience applications.

Your written application, which could include a covering letter, an application form or a CV, is your first opportunity to showcase your skills and strengths to the employer. At this point, your intention is to impress them enough to make them want to meet you at an interview.

There are many online resources available to help you fill out an application form or write a CV effectively. Visit the Open University Careers and Employability [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] page on CVs, applications and interviews to find out more.