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Sample cover letter for Internship position at barclays


Spring Week

Your advertisement for the above vacancy, which was on University College Cork’s Careers Service website, is exactly the opportunity I am seeking, and is a role where I feel that I can make a significant contribution.

You will see from my enclosed CV that your requirements match my skills and experience. In particular I have:

  • Achieved 450 points in my Leaving Certificate including A in Honours Mathematics and Chemistry. I am also currently on track to obtain a good honours degree in Computer Science.
  • Gained an in depth knowledge of structured methods and data modelling and I have a good understanding of Oracle and SQL Server as well as operating systems, networks and programming.
  • Demonstrated my excellent communication skills, having been awarded a first class mark for my 2nd year tutorial presentation at university.
  • Proved my team skills in numerous situations, for example, as a member of the production line team at Pork Farms I suggested a rota system, which enabled members to change around positions to utilise their particular strengths. This enabled us to meet the Christmas target two days ahead of schedule.
  • Identified what was critical to the success of the business in all the organisations I have worked. At the local General Store I successfully managed the implementation of a new stock system by training the shop assistants to use the new bar-code scanner tills, without disrupting the service to customers.
  • Having spoken to your representative at my University's Careers Fair I was impressed by the way that early responsibility is given to new graduates and that support is given to undertake further training. As IT Services is a highly diversified global business I believe that I will be able to exploit the exciting opportunities for career development that are offered to me and that my contribution will be valued.

    I look forward to meeting with you to discuss my application further and would be happy to provide you with any further information needed to support my application.

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