Where to start?
“To apply: send resume and cover letter to...”, “Send copy of current resume by January 15 to...”, “Fax or e-mail resume to...” Have you seen these statements before? These are the famous last words near the end of almost every job description, internship listing, or corporate recruiting web page.
Most employers, big and small, expect candidates (intern, full-time, part-time, sometimes even volunteer) to produce a clear, concise, information packed document that represents experience and skills appropriate for successfully carrying out the responsibilities and tasks of an available position. Have you prepared such a document?