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Sample cover letter for Internship position at UBS


Summer Analyst

To whom it may concern,

I am writing to apply for the Summer Internship Program within the Group Operations division at UBS as advertised at my University Campus Event for the 2016 intake. I am currently in my penultimate year at I studying , with a predicted grade of 2:1 and a strong focus on Finance and Economics.

I have recently undertaken an internship as an Analyst at a Private Equity Fund where I was responsible for working with the detailed due diligence on a start-up crowd funding platform company and was given the opportunity to produce a business plan and multiple information memorandums which required a detailed approach to judgment and decision making.

During my time here I was fascinated with how the fund effectively built a bridge between investors on one side and its portfolio of direct investments on the other to enable effective operational performance. The company had structured its internal operations to ensure that it kept relationship teams close to its investors, financing and structuring teams close to its deals, and monitoring teams close to how individual investments were returning for the fund.

Prior to this, I also obtained an internship as a  and I have been awarded for my efforts with  for . I have also developed leadership skills and honed my innovative approach through leading a group of

Aside from  being my native tongue I am also fluent in written and spoken , and I have completed my I with an overall score of . I have also been awarded for my advanced analytical skills, including a Distinction in .

I am interested in exploring a career within Group Operations at UBS as I want to apply my highly numerate and analytical skills in a fast paced and challenging environment and have the opportunity to help improve the banks operations to deal with challenges that you face and deliver ‘change the bank’ initiatives through greater proliferation of technology. My dedication to learning and ambition to succeed will really enable me to become an asset to your firm.

I thank you in advance for your consideration, a copy of my CV is enclosed and I hope to hear from you in due course.

Yours sincerely

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