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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Morgan Stanley
10th April 2013
Mr R Boretum
17 Lancaster Road
Dear Mr Boretum
I wish to apply for the post of market research executive, recently advertised on Bristol University Careers Service's website. I am a final year student hoping to graduate with a 2(ii) in geography.
You will see from my CV that I have the qualifications, skills and experience which you require. These include several spells in a customer service centre, where I learned to deal sensitively with a range of consumer issues. More recently I helped to analyse data for a regional environmental survey undertaken by DEFRA. Through my degree I've learned about and applied a variety of statistical computer modelling and research techniques. These have been particularly developed while doing my final year dissertation, which has looked at social variations in the uptake of leisure facilities in and around Manchester. This has involved a number of on-site interviews with members of the public.
My IT skills are particularly strong. These skills were initially developed because of my disability. I have a visual impairment, so I learned at an early age to use a variety of complex software to read text and I am very adept at using this. I qualify for Access to Work funding which pays for this equipment and modifications within the workplace.
I look forward to hearing from you. Please note that I am available for interview at any time except the two weeks from May 10th, when my exams are held.
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