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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Random Company


Marketing Intern

George Mallory

555 First Street
Gainesville, FL 55555

January 8, 2010

Mrs. Jane Smith
Director, Marketing
XYZ Company
Edison, WA 55555

Dear Mrs. Smith:

The posting for a Marketing Intern as listed on internships.com caught my attention because of XYZ Company's excellent reputation as a leader in the consumer electronics industry. As a proud academic and professional achiever, I am committed to joining your organization and contributing to successful completion of business objectives. My background includes an excellent academic record as I continue to pursue my degree in Marketing from (School name).

My qualifications not only meet your requirements, but they also provide leadership, sales and educational excellence. Highlights include:

  • Recognized for outperforming peers on sales floor and consistently earned monthly awards.
  • Selected to mentor and train over 10 new employees.
  • Earned Dean's List 6 consecutive semesters.

With an expected graduation date of December 2010, I am actively pursuing an internship to leverage my education and professional background and apply them to make a significant contribution to XYZ Company.

While my enclosed resume outlines my experience, I welcome the opportunity to discuss XYZ Company's needs and how my background may be beneficial. I look forward to learning about the next steps in the selection process and assure you that my commitment, enthusiasm, and professionalism will be a significant value to your team. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.


George Mallory

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