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Cover Letter Sample - New Grad

Cover Letter Sample - New Grad


A good cover letter explains why you, over all the other candidates, are worth taking the time to find out more about. This is ideal for graduates who have yet to gain any significant work experience. If you think your Covering Letter is ready to provide your resume with some helpful back up, create a cover letter now.


Dear [INSERT HIRING MANAGER’S NAME],

Regarding the [INSERT JOB TITLE] position currently advertised on Monster.ca, please find attached a copy of my resume for your consideration. I have recently graduated with a [INSERT GRADE] in [INSERT SUBJECT] from [INSERT UNIVERSITY] and hope to put this to use in the field of [INSERT INDUSTRY SECTOR].

The degree covered many topics, and I was particularly drawn to [INSERT SPECIFIC TOPIC]. I am looking to develop specialist skills in this area and build a successful career.

INCLUDE IF YOU HAVE UNDERTAKEN WORK EXPERIENCE
I have put my course theory into practice in a variety of ways, most effectively as a [INSERT JOB TITLE] at [INSERT COMPANY NAME] where I [INSERT KEY ACHIEVEMENT]. Having extensively researched your company’s values and products, I was especially interested in [INSERT COMPANY ASPECT THAT ATTRACTED YOU]. I feel it would be the ideal place for me to begin my career and I believe I can be an excellent addition to your team.

If you would like to get in touch to discuss my application and to arrange an interview, you can contact me via [INSERT PHONE NUMBER OR EMAIL ADDRESS].

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours sincerely,
[INSERT NAME]

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