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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Tesco
Dear Software Engineering Department Director:
I am an experienced software engineer currently designing video games for Creative Games, Inc. It has always been my dream to work for Game Innovations in the area of software development. I started with Creative and have been there for 3 years working my way up from a junior engineer to a team supervisor. I have learned a great deal about the gaming world and have many ideas that I believe would be well received at Game Innovations.
I earned my degree in Software Engineering from ABC Technical Institute in 2009. I have one year of my Master’s Degree completed and intend to finish in the next couple of years. I have been attending evening classes and taking some online courses through ABC so that I can keep working full time during the day. I also earned my Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) designation through the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) last year.
Although I have training and experience on a number of different software packages for video game creation, over the past 3 years I have been working primarily with Unreal Development Kit (UDK), Unity, RPG Maker VX Ace, Autodesk Maya 2013 and Steam.I have had an amazing mentor in Stan Frederick, Game Development Director, at Creative, and he was kind enough to write a reference letter for me which is attached along with my resume and application. I have no problem working long hours even into the night and on weekends. I am accustomed to doing whatever it takes to meet a deadline and produce a top quality game.
I hope you will take a look at my qualifications and consider me for a position in your Software Engineering Department. I am available any time at your convenience for a telephone or personal interview, and I can be reached on my cell phone at 555-555-5555 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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