Sample cover letters
You may use these sample cover letters as inspiration. Remember, however, that your cover letter should be your words, reflecting your personality and talents.
Use a letter of inquiry when you have an interest in a particular company or organization and would like to inquire into available employment opportunities. Be sure to state you are a student at Rose-Hulman, your status and the type of employment you are seeking (permanent, summer, co-op, etc.) in the first paragraph.
This letter is designed to convince the smaller companies around your hometown that hiring a summer intern (you) is a good idea even if they don't have a summer internship program. Notice the applicant takes responsibility for follow-up. Be sure to call at least two weeks in advance to set up an appointment.
This letter is in response to a position advertised through the
Rose-Hulman Career Services Office. The applicant describes related
experience and also promises to follow up.