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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Etsy


Software Engineer

Dear Hiring Manager,

Are you looking for a highly motivated and passionate engineer to join your team of champions to reimagine and build the next generation marketplace for artists and designers?

Currently a graduate student in computer science at the X University, I also work as a part-time student developer for the IT division. Having hacked the fine line between my heavy courses and side projects, my curiosity to explore the world of technology has allowed me to enhance my skills relevant to this role.

I strongly believe on Etsy’s mission to build and serve communities. I have personally felt the joy of being part of many small motivated communities and making a tiny difference. As a fast learner who is constantly experimenting, I'm comfortable taking initiatives as well as collaborating and working as an effective team player. The products that you build and the values that you stand for, make me truly believe that Etsy is an ideal place for me to make a big impact on our society (world) as well as serve a greater community.

I would like to thank you for your time and consideration to read my letter, and I believe my experiences and values make me a great candidate for this position. I look forward to hearing from you.

Have a great day, every day!

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