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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Mercer


Business Analyst

Please accept this letter as application for the ‘Talent Consulting Analyst’ full time job opportunity offered by Mercer as communicated during the career fair briefing session. It is clear to me that

Mercer empowers its people to carve their own distinct paths within the firm and this is exactly the type of experience I am seeking in my future career.

My senior year project involved working with XXXXX to improve the efficiency of the vehicles and the overall customer satisfaction of the bus service in the state of XXXXX. This project gave me an understanding of the scope and the effect of process optimization and gave me a chance to implement my problem solving and decision making skills for the improvement of a large public organization such as XXXX.

My summer internships gave me a thorough experience in observing critical problems in industrial processes, presenting actionable recommendations and working with the management to implement these recommendations, thus exposing me to more consulting practices. Through my experiences as manager, captain and team leader in various organizations, sports teams and project groups, I believe I have also honed excellent teamwork and communication skills. My coursework at Cornell includes electives in decision making, risk, finance, operations and organizational behavior which would make me well rounded to pursue a role as an analyst.

I thank you in advance for reviewing my application and would greatly appreciate a chance to discuss it with you further. Please feel free to contact me anytime by phone 

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