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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Morgan Stanley


My name is XXX and I am currently a third year economics junior in the Joint Degree between University of XXX and College of William & Mary. (HOW AM I CONNECTED TO MORGAN STANLEY?) Please consider me for your Investment Banking summer analyst program based in Hong Kong. As further detailed and below, my outstanding analytical skills in financial market and strong eagerness to learn would make me a decent candidate for the position at your firm.

I have previously completed internship in private equity at XXX Through the experience working interactively with senior committees and analyzing multiple funds’ private placement memorandum, I have developed in-depth understanding and skills in the world of financial investment and private equity. I also participated to work with an associate of XXX to complete an investment memorandum for the latest fundraising cycle of XXX Fund that targeted US$ 500 million. Apart from my previous work experience, I maintained excellent academic record in my major economic and continued to strive for distinctive grades. Currently, I am taking full financial economics module to make myself more prepared to financial profession.

Morgan Stanley to me is a highly selective firm that provides substantial challenges in Investment Banking. I am zealous about Investment Banking and I am eager to face and solve challenges with the team. I believe myself as an energetic ‘new blood’ to help and contribute value to the firm.

I have enclosed my resume for your review and would appreciate an opportunity to interview for the Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program. I can be reached at XXX. Thank you for your time and consideration.


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