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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Citi


Sales and Trading Summer Analyst

Dear Hiring Manager:

This summer, I am highly interested in securing a position with Citi’s sales, trading and quantitative analysis program, specifically the sales and trading track. After review of the program description on __, I am intrigued by the opportunity for analysts to rotate across different desks while working alongside knowledgeable professionals. Currently, I am a sophomore at __ studying economics and I am confident that my skills would allow me to make valuable contributions to your team.

My experiences at Cornell demonstrate my passion for financial markets, my sound quantitative skills and my focus on achieving group objectives. As an associate with the __, I have increased my awareness of financial markets while taking advantage of opportunities to analyze securities and present stock pitches. Through demanding economics and business coursework, I have been able to enhance my attention to detail and develop dependable quantitative and analytical skills. In addition, my involvement on the business sub-team of the __ project team has taught me to take a team oriented approach to my work and consider the needs of the different sectors of a team.

As displayed on my resume, my strong academic record, problem solving skills and enthusiasm for finance reveal a drive which would allow me to be a successful summer analyst at Citi. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss my qualifications when you visit __ on __. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely yours,

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