MindSumo allows students to solve real-world projects from the world’s largest companies. Propose the next big idea and gain experience for job opportunities.

Applying for a scholarship? Check out our scholarship essays database>

Sample cover letter for Internship position at Gesu



To Whom It May Concern,

My name is XYZ and I am a current MSc XYZ student at the University XYZ. I am writing to express my sincere interest in joining the Analyst Programme for Relationship Management at BlackRock, since I believe I have the background, academic knowledge, confidence and passion to be an effective member of the organization.

Having lived in the UK, USA, Continental Europe, East-Asia and studied in international schooling all my life, I regard my strong international background as my greatest asset. Therefore it is natural for me to accept different peoples, perspectives and likewise for me to also contribute different ideas. I believe this to be particularly relevant when communicating with a diverse set of institutional and retail clients.

During my undergraduate studies at the XYZ, I had actively taken steps to learn about business and finance by undertaking a variety of modules ranging from Strategy to Economics and Finance. As a constant learner both inside and outside of the classroom, I believe in the importance of applying learned theories and skills through the participation of extra-curricular activities; namely, being selected to participate in a XYZ XYZ XYZ. My belief in practicality has also led me to experience a 6-week long, rotational internship at XYZ Group in 2012. During my internship, I was able to experience the various nuances of client-facing roles first-hand, as well as learning from the different experiences of senior employees. Furthermore, my present studies at XYZ allow me to analyze Economics and Politics through an interdisciplinary approach; a very unique opportunity which has helped me to hone my critical and analytical skills, as well as widening my perspectives and knowledge beyond my background in business.

As such, I believe I have a balance between practical experiences and learned knowledge- two very important qualities to possess in a client-facing sales career. In addition, my family background in IT-sales continues to share the knowledge and experiences that fuel my passion in this area. In this regard, I very much look forward to the training and exposure that BlackRock provides, which I believe will accelerate my career and greatly deepen my understanding of the Investment Management industry. I hope that you will find me well-qualified for the role, and I would like to reiterate my strong interest to discuss this opportunity and my qualifications with you further.

Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Kind Regards,


See our template for making your own punchy cover letter
Fact: Google is more likely to hire you if your resume includes side projects. Explore company projects on MindSumo