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Sample cover letter for Internship position at START




As a senior in the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, with a concentration in finance as well as a minor in Spanish, I would like to apply for the internship program at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), commencing spring 2015. I became aware of this unique opportunity upon working with my professor, Katherine Worboys Izsak. Her affirmation of the synergetic organization atmosphere as well as the strong opportunity for personal growth immediately evoked my interest. The internship position available at START is especially exciting, as it is my intent to combine a financial background with a degree in law following my graduation in spring 2015.

As I near graduation, the dedication that START maintains to improving communication excellence as well as consistency within is business practices is a characteristic I find to be extremely compelling in my interest to work for this organization. While I continue to develop my avocation in finance and languages, this internship provides a unique opportunity. The integration of international relations with communication driven operations in a global environment appropriately combines my diverse experience and capabilities. Given that START also focuses on government related issues, this organization provides the ideal environment to expand upon such skills. 

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