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Sample cover letter for Internship position at UBS




September 21, 2012

USB Financial Services

8045 Leesburg Pike, suite 700
Vienna, VA 22182

Dear Mr.:

It is with great enthusiasm that I am writing to apply for the internship position at UBS this semester. The most prominent appeal of this internship is the opportunity to resume acquainting myself with the financial services industry at one of the largest and most diverse financial firms in the world. I consider that my resourceful character, past experience and interests match with your requirements and hope to be considered for the position.

Presently I am enrolled as a senior undergraduate student at the George Washington University, majoring in Economics and Finance. I have completed and excelled in various courses from an extensive breadth of academic fields including but not limited to accounting, finance, statistics and business administration, and the field of economics has afforded me a substantively analytical foundation.

For the past year I have enjoyed employment as a global wealth management advisory intern at Merrill Lynch, focusing on private wealth management, retirement planning, and client relationship management. I assisted in equity and industry analysis, consolidating this research into comprehensive spreadsheets for client distribution, and drew conclusions utilizing Bloomberg, Thomson Financial and other external resources. I also prepared and assembled portfolio review reports for client meetings. Additionally, last summer I worked as an accounting assistant at a global student exchange consortium, an exciting experience that allowed me to integrate myself into a worldwide network of over 300 higher education institutions in fifty different countries while simultaneously performing commonplace assistant tasks to relieve management of administrative detail such as processing and filing payments, improving and tightening storage and retrieval databases, and handling all phone and e-mail inquiries within my capacity. In addition, I have a credible understanding of statistical computations and quantitative analyses that I applied heavily as a research intern for GWU School of Public Health and Health Services.

At this juncture I am seeking a new opportunity where I can apply the above-mentioned skills and add value to another organization. My résumé is attached for your review and I look forward to hearing back from you.


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