Cover letter (summer internship)

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Hi!

Could anyone help me to correct my cover letter ? This is the first time that i write one and it seems really bad!:(

Thanks in advance!!

guillaume

Dear Sir or Madam,

I write to you with the intention of showing my interest and motivation in completing a three-to-four month summer internship within your company. I have heard of your firm while looking up the list of the ventures that will participate in the “private discussions” with the students which will take place during the ----- career fair.

My name is -----, a dynamic and enthusiastic 21-year-old French man. I am currently a first year Master’s Student at ----- and I have just completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at my home university ----- in France. I am mostly interested in working in the “Technical Segment” within the area of my specialization that is Signal Processing, Communication Systems and Electronics. However owing to the broad training that I got in France and being very curious, I am not afraid of working on other projects that refer to other disciplines such as Computer Science or Electric Power Engineering.

In addition to my studies, I was an active member of the European Association of Students of Technology BEST for two years. Thus, it enabled me to travel abroad and work on my first projects in an intercultural environment which I found again as an exchange student here in Sweden. I am confident that I can be an active, open minded and useful member of you team, willing to contribute during my internship. I am therefore very excited of being able to become an intern in your company and pursue my double wish of working on enhancing projects in an international environment.

My resume contains additional information on my experience and skills. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my candidacy with you. I can be available for an interview at your convenience. Thank you for you attention.

Very truly yours,

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Hi Guillaume,

Your covering letter (not cover letter) is great for a first timer. I just brushed it up a bit. Here we go:

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you to express my interest and motivation in completing a three-to-four month summer internship in your company. I have heard of your firm while looking up at the list of (please delete the) ventures that will participate in the “private discussions” with (delete the)students which will take place during the ----- career fair.

My name is -----, I am a dynamic and enthusiastic 21 year old French man. I am currently a first year Masters Student at ----- and I have just completed a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the university of..........(name of your university),France. I am mostly interested in working in the “Technical Segment” within the area of my specialization that is Signal Processing, Communication Systems and Electronics. However owing to the broad training that I got in France and my innate curiosity, I feel emboldened to work on other projects that refer to other disciplines such as Computer Science or Electric Power Engineering.

Apart from my regular curriculum, I was an active member of the European Association of Students of Technology BEST (BEST or EAST?) for two years. This enabled me to travel abroad and work on my first project in a multicultural environment which I found again as an exchange student here in Sweden.I am confident that I will be an active, open minded and useful member to your team, willing to contribute during my internship. I am therefore very excited in becoming an intern in your company and pursue my (please choose a better word than double, how about cherished?) wish of working on enhancing projects in an international environment.

My resume,enclosed herewith for your reference, contains additional information on my experience and skills. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my candidacy with you. I can be available for an interview any time at your convenience.

Thanking you for your attention,

Yours truly,

(your name)
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Thank you for your help! I didn't expect such a fast answer!

But now I had another sort of covering letter to write. It is to apply for a sort of 30 min long "private discussion" that we can have with several companies during my university career fair. So if you could help me again..., i posted it below! Thanks again!

guillaume

(the company is a consulting company)

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you to express my interest and motivation in learning more about your company that I have heard of while looking up at the list of ventures that will participate in the “private discussions” with students during the Armada career fair.

My name is -----, I am a dynamic and enthusiastic 21 year old French man. I am currently a first year Masters Student in Electrical Engineering at ----- and I have just completed a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the university of -----, France. Since some of your activities correspond to my studies and looking for a three-to-four month summer internship, I would be very interested in working in your company.

However, as I have heard a lot of good and bad things about the consultant job, I would like first to get some concrete information about what that is. Moreover being new in this country, I would appreciate a conversation with you to also discuss about the trainee recruitment process in the Swedish firms, especially in your company.

Thanking you for your consideration and looking forward to talking with you,

Yours truly,

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Salut Guillaume,

I made a few amendments to your letter below. I wish to point out one thing regarding the sentence in red. It's an advice to never write on the bad things you heard from others, that very sentence can put them off. So I removed it and altered other sentences to bring out the main point you wanted to convey, in a more subtle manner.

Bonne chance.

Savvy

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you to express my interest and motivation in learning more about your company that I have heard of while looking up at the list of ventures that will participate in the “private discussions” with students during the Armada career fair.

My name is -----, I am a dynamic and enthusiastic 21 year old French man. I am currently a first year Masters Student in Electrical Engineering at ----- and I have just completed a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the university of -----, France.(please delete since)Some of your activities correspond to my studies . Since I'm also looking for a three-to-four month summer internship, I would be very interested in working in your company.

(delete this sentence: However, as I have heard a lot of good and bad things about the consultant job,)However I wish to get some clarifications regarding your consultancy. (delete Moreover)Since I am a newcomer in Sweden, I would appreciate a conversation with you(delete to also discuss about) regarding the trainee recruitment process in the Swedish firms, especially in your company.

Thanking you for your consideration,I look forward to meeting you soon.

Yours truly,

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Hi!

Thanks Savy! I've been accepted to some of these "private discussions"!

Could you just check this other motivation letter please? It's almost the same than the first one. Thank you!

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you to express my interest and motivation in completing a three-to-four month summer internship in your company on your Swedish site. I have heard of your firm while looking up on the internet at Signal Processing ventures.

My name is -------, I am a dynamic and enthusiastic 21 year old French man. I am currently a first year Masters Student in Electrical Engineering at ------- and I have just completed a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the university of -------, France. Specializing in the area of Signal Processing and Communication Systems and taking this year a course in Speech Signal Processing, I would be very interested in working in your company.

Apart from my regular curriculum, I was an active member of a European Association of Students of Technology, BEST for two years. This enabled me to travel abroad and work on my first project in a multicultural environment which I found again as an exchange student here in Sweden. I am confident that I will be an active, open minded and useful member to your team, willing to contribute during my internship. I am therefore very excited in becoming an intern in your company and pursuing my cherished wish of working on enhancing projects in an international environment.

My resume contains additional information on my experience and skills. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my candidacy with you. I can be available for an interview any time at your convenience.

Thanking you for your attention,

Yours truly,

Guillaume
Hi Guillaume,

You're welcome.Emotion: smileJust some minor corrections this time.

Best of luck,

Savvy

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you to express my interest and motivation in completing a three-to-four month summer internship in your company.(delete on your Swedish site.) I noticed your firm while looking up on the internet at Signal Processing ventures.

My name is -------, I am a dynamic and enthusiastic 21 year old French man. I am currently a first year Masters Student in Electrical Engineering at ------- and I have just completed a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the university of -------, France. Specializing in the area of Signal Processing and Communication Systems and taking this year a course in Speech Signal Processing, I am very interested in working in your company.

Apart from my regular curriculum, I was an active member of a European Association of Students of Technology, BEST for two years. This enabled me to travel abroad and work on my first project in a multicultural environment which I found again as an exchange student here in Sweden. I am confident that I will make an active, open minded and useful member to your team, willing to contribute during my internship. I am therefore very excited in becoming an intern in your company and pursuing my cherished wish of working on enhancing projects in an international environment.

My resume contains additional information on my experience and skills. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my candidacy with you. I can be available for an interview any time at your convenience.

Thanking you for your attention,

Yours truly,

Guillaume
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Hi!

Thanks again Savy!

I rewrote some parts of the letter actually! I think the last letter didn't fit to the company I'm applying for!

So could you check please...? Emotion: big smile

And I'm not really sure about the third paragraph of this letter.

I don't know how to link the fact that I enjoy much both my studies and the country I live in with the fact that I will make an active, open minded and useful member to... etc! So could you check that too please?

Thanks!

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I am writing to you to express my interest and motivation in completing a three-to-four month summer internship in your company. I noticed your firm while looking up on the internet at Signal Processing ventures and I was really amazed at the number of customers your firm is dealing with, particularly in my home country, France.

My name is Guillaume Millot, I am a dynamic and enthusiastic 21 year old French man. I am currently a first year Masters Student in Electrical Engineering at KTH and I have just completed a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the university of Supélec, France. Specializing in the area of Signal Processing and Communication Systems and taking this year a course in Speech Signal Processing, I am very interested in working in your company.

Enjoying the field of my studies and having been learning Swedish for more than one year now, I am confident that I will make an active, open minded and useful member to your team, willing to contribute during my internship. I am therefore very excited in becoming an intern in your company and pursuing my cherished wish of working on enhancing projects in an international environment.
Anonymous:
I am writing to you to express my interest in taking part in a three-to-four month summer internship with your company. I noticed your firm whilesearching the internet for Signal Processing ventures and I was amazed at the number of customers your firm is dealing with, particularly in my home country, France.

My name is Guillaume Millot, I am a dynamic and enthusiastic 21 year old French man. I am currently a first year Masters Student in Electrical Engineering at KTH (Sweeden) and I have just completed a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the university of Supélec, France. Specializing in the area of Signal Processing and Communication Systems and taking a course this year in Speech Signal Processing, I would be a great oppurtunity for me to work in your company.

I fully enjoy my field of studies and having been learning Swedish for more than one year now, I am confident that I will make an active, open minded and useful member of your team, I am very excited at the oppurtunity to grow in a supportive intellectual environment where I can work on projects in an international environment.

**I am english(Scottish) I was just looking for a place to find a good cover letter for a company so I thought i'd correct yours for you I just realised that this website is for people who are learning english.

Take Care my foreign amigos/amis
Anonymous:
friends,
i'm ranjith, a final year electronics and communication student from India.
i'm searching for summer interships programs in foriegn countries ( preferably european).
but, i frankly say i've little knowledge on wat to do or how to do.

i'd be really grateful if someone could help me....
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