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Sample cover letter for Internship position at John Hancock


Accounting Intern

Dear Diana,

This is Alice, a friend of Nan Zhou. It is with both enthusiasm and high expectations that I apply to you for your Summer 2015 Financial Services Internship Program.

I am currently in my first year of MSA program at Bentley University and am concentrating in accounting and financial management. Back as an undergraduate, I completed a summer financial advisory internship with Nanhua Futures Co., which has subsidiary offices all over the world. My uncle was the president and CFO there, from whom I’ve gotten lots of academic influence, encourage and expectations. And I am currently working at a private CPA firm in Framingham. My experiences have provided me with a detailed knowledge of financial institutions and have enhanced my interest in pursuing a financial career. I am passionate about solving financial problems and devising investment plans for my clients and helping them to make important financial decisions.

As an excellent communicator who has no problem advising people in face to face conversations, I believe that I can maintain a good relationship with your clients. When I was working at Nanhua Futures Co., I have been successfully answering questions from clients and helping them to make financial decisions according to their own unique situations. During my time at Abercrombie & Fitch as an intern manager, I have won the ‘Star Staff’ Reward for my excellent performances.

Based on my skills, knowledge and experiences, I confidently feel that I am the best possible candidate for this internship opportunity.

Apart from all of these I mentioned above, because of my family background, I have many connections here, who are very interested in investing in financial industry, and they would desperate need some advice!

Attached is my Resume for your more detailed references. I hope that you will consider me a worthy candidate for this opportunity, and if possible, I would be thrilled to meet with you in person to talk more.

Yours sincerely,


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