College Grad Cover Letter Sample
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4 Church St. | Sometown, NJ 08888 | (555) 555-5555 | firstname.lastname@example.org
June 1, 2011
1530 State St.
Anytown, NJ 08999
Dear Ms. Yu:
Your advertisement for an HR assistant fits my qualifications perfectly, and I am writing to express my interest in and enthusiasm for the position.
After completing a business degree from Rutgers University in May, I enrolled in a human resource development program to further enhance my credentials in the field.
Course highlights include: Leadership in an Organizational Setting, Performance & Task Analysis in Human Resource Development, and Technology in HR Settings.
Based on your description of the ideal candidate, I also offer:
- A solid educational foundation in organizational development, employee training and development skills and knowledge of how to use technology to improve individual/organizational performance.
- A proven ability to build rapport with individuals from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- A track record of excellent performance as a part-time/summer employee concurrent with full-time college enrollment.
- Technical proficiency in database programs (including Oracle) and MS Office Suite.
Thank you for your time and review of the enclosed resume, and I look forward to speaking with you.