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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Pwc
December 20, 2006
Ms. Elizabeth Novak
PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting
11 Madison Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Dear Ms. Novak:
I had the pleasure of having lunch with Will Melson after the September 22nd Duke Corporate
Presentation. I spoke with him again after the December 6
visit where I learned even more about your firm. Mr. Melson’s compelling description of PwC
couple with my desire to work in such a dynamic environment convinced me to apply for
PricewaterhouseCoopers Analyst position.
I sharpened my leadership and decision-making skills while supporting operations for an
industrial supply company over three summers. The environment was fast-paced and intense,
thus I was constantly analyzing data to determine the root causes of given problems. I would
then identify and evaluate all possible alternatives before suggesting solutions. Most of these
decisions had to be quick, concise and clearly conveyed to people at all organizational levels. As
a result of my efforts, the company was able to save over $25K in material costs. During my
tenure, I was often praised for thinking about problems innovatively and for never losing sight of
the “big picture.” These skills will definitely aid me in consulting.
At Duke, I continue to look for leadership opportunities within a team setting. In the Small
Business Consulting Program, I currently lead a team of four classmates redesigning marketing,
sales, and distribution strategies for one of North Carolina’s largest microbreweries. I am also
deeply involved in Habitat for Humanity and have been an active member of the team working
on building the Fuqua House.
Please consider me for your January 19th closed interview schedule when I can discuss my
qualifications with you. Should you need to contact me, I can be reached at (919) 555-5555 or
firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your consideration.
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