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Sample cover letter for Internship position at GE







31th Aug 2009

Dear Sir

Re: Operations Graduate Engineer

Please accept my application for the position of “Operations Graduate Engineer”. Currently I am completing my final year of Bachelor of Mechanical Engineer from Swinburne University of Technology having achieved a credit average to date.

The course at Swinburne University has given me a sound grounding in many aspects of Mechanical Engineering. Currently I am working on final year project “Expert System for Engine Diagnostics”

  • Prepare prototype of system and testing program for research project
  • Research for designing Expert system.

My professional experience in engineering at Thai Peroxide Ltd Company in Thailand in 2009 included, maintenance of machinery, meeting with manager and team member to discuss technical issue about maintenance. I was responsible for handling two projects (1) Reduce vibrations in impeller fan (2) Heat exchanger tube failure. I wrote technical procedure for standard operation and to prevent failure in future. I was responsible for keeping daily maintenance schedule records, data and register.

My experience in engineering at Henkel Australia in 2008 was in the area of

maintenance and design. During this time I gained valuable work based skills including

  • I was responsible for performing engineering calculation to identify correct size of gear box coupling, in addition I designed whole machine with additional equipment on software Auto-CAD
  • Responsible for preparing drawing of equipment as per company specification.

I have been working in a part time role during my university studies in which I have developed my customer service skills, meeting a range of people from different backgrounds and working in a team. Through my bachelor course, I have completed various presentations which have developed my communication and leadership skills. Through both my studies and employment experience, I have proven that my strength lies in the ability to withstand and work in situation situations.

In support of my application I have attached my resume. Given my technical skills, leadership qualities and customer focus, I believe I have much to contribute to your team. I thrive on challenges and will spend the time and effort it takes to succeed. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to meeting with you at a convenient time. I can be contacted on 0 430 099 849

Your sincerely,


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