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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Bates White


research associate

Having studied Economics for the past four years as an undergraduate, I am writing to express my interest in the Consultant (December 2015 grad) position with Bates White. You will see on the enclosed resume that I possess quantitative skills, leadership skills and a commitment to academic excellence that leave me well-suited to serve as an economic consultant. I am excited for the opportunity to be a part of a team and to apply and expand my knowledge of economics.

My academic experience has been defined by hard work and a commitment to continual learning. I have earned numerous Dean’s List honors and an outstanding academic record as a result of my tenacious pursuit of new and valuable information. I have gone beyond my Economics Major requirements and have excelled in additional math courses in order to increase my aptitude for numbers and quantitative analysis. Each semester, I have become increasingly motivated by intellectually stimulating work and hope to be further challenged in my career. I enjoy working with large data sets and am eager to increase my proficiency in creating economic and business models. As a student leader at my university, I have gained invaluable leadership and communication skills that will contribute to the success of workplace projects and goals. I value community and have been a part of multiple recruiting activities at George Mason University.

After researching Bates White, I understand that you commit to excellence thorough empirical analysis, a network of extensive expertise, and comprehensively training your employees. I am confident that I can uphold your company’s goal of serving clients with integrity and success through a commitment to further learning. I am eager to improve upon both my strengths and weaknesses in order to become a strong component in the process of federal and litigation consulting. I greatly appreciate your time and consideration and look forward to hearing from you soon. I intend on following up with a phone call within a week.


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