Join Senior Director, Susan Antonelli, for an informal career clinic to have your cover letter writing questions answered. A cover letter is the first step in landing an interview. Your resume will showcase your talents and professional experience; your cover letter will indicate what makes you a perfect fit and why a company should select you out of a pool of applicants. Cover letters are valuable marketing tools for promoting your accomplishments and demonstrating your professionalism, communication style, and skills. 

Opportunities at this clinic: 

  • Tips for making your cover letter stand out. 
  • Learn to personalize your qualifications and demonstrate how you meet the needs of the company.  
  • Create a positive impression through your writing. 


Susan Antonelli Portrait

Susan Antonelli, Senior Director, Graduate Career Center

As senior director of the D'Amore-McKim Career Center, Susan oversees both student career preparation and employer relations and development. She focuses on driving efforts to build unique engagements that enable our students to accomplish their professional goals and our employer-partners to fulfill their strategic talent acquisition and workforce solutions.

Susan has a broad background in higher education. She previously served as dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs at Simmons University and has also held leadership roles at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Boston, Wheelock College, Cambridge College, and Emerson College. She has taught courses on historic and present-day college student activist movements, leadership development, and adult development.

Susan's research is focused on the experience of strongly ethnically-identified Italian American college students, and she was the recipient of a fellowship from the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute to attend the Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar at Università Roma Tre in Rome.