Sample cover letter for Internship position at barclays
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
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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