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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Great Strategy Consulting

POSITION:

Associate

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to express my interest in securing an Associate position at Great Strategy Consulting Firm. I

am a Master of Liberal Arts degree candidate at Harvard Extension School, specializing in Information

Technology. I come from a solid technical background with a strong interest in business and a passion

towards strategy. My area of focus and interest varies from quantitative analysis to project management. I

have maintained a 3.95 GPA through a well-balanced program of study, which is not only very analytical

and technical by nature but also helps to build leadership and team building qualities. I am extremely

impressed with Great Strategy’s approach to strategy consulting, especially within the Business

Development and Innovation practice areas. I believe my academic background, business knowledge and

industry experiences have provided me with the credentials needed to thrive as an Associate.

Prior to Harvard, I worked as a technology professional, primarily resolving strategic issues related to

technology process improvement. I gained solid research, analytical and problem solving skills while

working in Fortune 500 companies. My background in generating innovative ideas and strategies to

improve processes has provided me with a deeper understanding of multifaceted problems that companies

encounter in their daily operations. Moreover, because of my work experiences, I fully understand how

important it is to have great team dynamics in today’s multi-disciplinary business environment.

To date, my experience as an IT professional has been extremely rewarding and productive. However, it

is through strategy consulting that I can use my analytical aptitude and creative problem solving skills to

their fullest. I strongly believe that consulting is a discipline that will force me to view problems not only

from the client’s standpoint but also from a marketplace, best practices and “think out of the box” point of

views.

I would appreciate the opportunity to interview with Great Strategy Consulting Firm for the Associate

position. Please find enclosed my resume for your review. I can be reached via email at

jacob.mclean@post.harvard.edu or by phone at (617) 555-3456. I enthusiastically look forward to

hearing from you soon.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Jacob

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