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Sample cover letter for Internship position at xxx

POSITION:

xxx

Dear Dr. Allen:

I am currently a student at Stanford University pursuing a BA degree in economics. I am very interested in

business-related careers and am seeking opportunities to develop and utilize my skills and qualifications. I have

researched your company and believe that your commitment to excellence and service is in alignment with my

career goals and beliefs.

In addition to economics, my academic training includes extensive coursework in the sciences where I’ve

developed very strong analytical, quantitative, and technical skills. My research has honed the writing,

planning, and organization, and presentation skills that I believe are essential in a business environment.

As an Investment Banker Summer Intern at Morgan Stanley, I collaborated with brokers to market online

investing, consulted with prospective clients and networked through the Internet and other computer software.

As my resume indicates, I have demonstrated strong leadership and decision-making skills through active

participation in campus organizations. In my effort to continue to develop these important skills, I will serve

as a Head Academic Advisor this coming year, teaming with resident assistants and faculty members to plan

educational and social programs for freshmen to help them plan their academics and adjust to campus life.

I am excited about the many facets of the business world and welcome the opportunity to discuss opportunities

to explore in your company. I will follow up in a week to answer questions you may have or provide additional

information. In the meantime, should you have questions, I can be reached at 650-600-0000 or email:

mjohnson@stanford.edu.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,



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