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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Barclays


Summer Analyst


745 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019

Dear Barclays Recruitment Team:

I am glad to have an opportunity to present myself to Barclays for the position of Summer Technology Analyst. I am currently a Graduate Student at Stevens Institute of Technology with major in Computer Science. While researching your website, I found the opening of Summer Technology Analyst. This position appeals me because of my strong interest in software development, analytics as well as building solutions exploiting knowledge I possess. Please find enclosed my resume demonstrating strong commitment to academics as well as dedication to development of team building and leadership skills.

Working as Project Trainee, I gained comprehensive practical knowledge of web parsing and image processing algorithm pHash implementing which I, with my team, developed web application SNS: Snap ‘N’ Search; using cutting edge technologies like J2EE, wamp and Apache Tomcat. While pursuing my Masters at Stevens, I have been involved in projects like Mastermind and Image Categorization providing system decision making capability. While working on these projects, I intended to learn about intelligent systems with learning capabilities through user behavior and feedback. Stevens Lost and Found project introduced to me challenge of user testing and delivering user centered design which I tackled successfully. Working on a few more projects like P2P chat application and Online Education Tool has gained me extensive experience of coding in Java. I have written review of research papers on impact of botnet on Internet of Things which helped me to get insight into the Computer Security scenario.

As a proactive and enthusiastic individual, I would welcome an opportunity to discuss my software engineering capabilities with you. Thank you for taking the time to review my application and considering me as a candidate.



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