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Thank You Letters

Summary:

This section covers writing additional correspondence beyond cover letters including reference requests, interview follow-up letters, inquiry letters, acceptance and rejection letters, request for further negotiations letters and thank you letters.

When you know a firm contacted one of your references, you should thank the individual in person or by letter. In your letter, you should show appreciation for the assistance and describe the job you received.

University Placement Service personnel who have been especially helpful or individuals who may have notified you of job openings would be pleased to receive an appreciative note from you once you obtain a job.

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