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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Visa



Dear Sir/Madam,

My name is () and I am currently a third year undergraduate student at (), pursuing a double degree in Accountancy and Business Administration. I am interested in pursuing for a summer internship position in the Risk Operations and Strategy role of Visa Inc., and have enclosed my resume and background information below.

I have previously completed internships at accounting with Deloitte, as well as a research analyst role in a boutique knowledge expert firm, (). Currently, I am also engaged in a management consulting internship with Ernst and Young Advisory.Through these work experiences, I have had numerous opportunities in handling engagements, drafting up research reports, as well as pitching ideas to clients. These experiences have strengthened my ability to be extremely client-centric, and also heightened my ability to work well in teams. Work experience aside, I am also actively involved in my university. As a co-curricular activity, I am performing in the university’s salsa dance team and have represented the university in winning awards overseas. I am also one of the university’s student ambassadors, regularly sent to engage with external stakeholders of the school. These experiences have developed me holistically, and made me the confident person I am today in working with people.

Visa Inc.’s strong brand recognition as the world’s largest payments network, as well as its continuous innovations in the market really spoke to me in applying for your firm. I hold a passionate interest in the payment networks industry and continuously update myself with its latest happenings. Recently, I have had the pleasure to speak with (), one of your firm’s associates in the internal audit department. Speaking with her enabled me gain additional insights about your firm’s position within the industry, as well as your firm’s supportive and collaborative work environment. In this internship, I am excited to learn from the brightest minds in the industry, and also to make a valuable contribution in the projects I am assigned to. The global payments network industry is constantly changing and innovating, and I hope to be part of this exciting moment to reach new greater heights with the firm.

A copy of my resume is enclosed for your reference. An opportunity to be able to share my credentials, and of course experience to you would be a highly treasured one. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Thank you.

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