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Sample cover letter for Internship position at consultancy




Dear Sir or Madam,

I am XY and I would like to express my interest to work at the Embassy of the ... . I dare to say that I am a fresh and prospective graduate as I have two and a half years of work experience in the government & policy, administrative work and customer service, gained whilst studying for my BA degree in xy.

I was always interested in policy and international relations so due to that I applied to work at the Government of ... in 2010, where I was one of accepted candidates over 30 applicants. After one and a half year, I was also suggested for working at the Ministry of ... Suddenly, I decided to move abroad, looking forward to gain new experiences. I came in London in August and I already got great opportunity to work at the World skills London, the biggest event prior to The Olympic Games 2012 in delegate host role. I also attend the event, organised by Embassy of... in November, where I got even more motivated.

There are lots of reasons why I would like to work at the xy Embassy. Firstly, I am really impressed with the history of the xy. It is more than addorable how much has been acheived in such a short space (since xy). I am also impressed by the economy policy, especially of the xy, the state's centre of political, cultural and industrial activites. Secondly, I was born and raised in xy with xy roots which mean that I am also very familiar to the culture so I believe that working at the xy Embassy would be more than great opportunity. Iam also following xy on the Twitter which is great source of informations to update me.

As I am fresh graduate, it would be great opportunity to give me a chance to work at the Embassy of xy as an administrative worker due to my work experience.
I hope therefore, that on consideration of my resume, you will be persuaded of my potential to perform well and make a real contribution as a member of your organization. In the meantime, I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience. I will be available to attend interview any time this month, and I'd really welcome the opportunity of discussing this position with you.

Yours faithfully,

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