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Broadcast Letter 101

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

A broadcast letter is used primarily for students that will be graduating soon and alumni and is used to update your current network on your future career plans and/or your job search.

Person in a button up shirt and tie holding a glass globe towards the camera..

Pay special attention to the “How you can help me section.” It is not uncommon that while they are willing to help, friends and colleagues or previous employers don’t often know how to help you. So be specific in guiding them as to how they can help you. The more ideas you can give them the better.

Dear ______________
I hope you are doing well. I wanted to touch base and update you on my future plans. In May I will be graduating with a degree in_________ and as I begin my job search, I am asking those whose opinion I value, such as yourself to assist me with advice and information.
Since we last connected/communicated I had the opportunity to participate in an internship at _________. During this experience I was able to strengthen my skills in__________and gain knowledge of ________.
I am looking for a position in a where I will be able to utilize/develop my skills in _____________.
I am also interested in working in areas such as ______.

How you can support me:

1.) Let me know if you hear of any openings that might match my background or where I might contribute my skills.

2.) Please let me know if you can put me in contact with professionals in the field of or so I can explore those in relation to my skills and interests.

3.) And finally, if you could recommend any specific resources which might be helpful to me in my search.

I have included an updated resume incorporating my most recent experience. Thank you for your support through this process and I will follow up with a phone call in the near future.




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