Cover Letter for a Student

The following cover letter example can be used by students looking for a job. Having a well written covering letter and CV can ease your hard job when applying for a job.

How to use this example letter. All you need to do is to amend the letter as suitable and send it to the employers.

Cover Letter for a Student

Mr John Brown
222 Every Road
Any Town

Mrs Jane Smith
ABC Company
All Streets
Any Town


Dear Mrs Smith

Application for the temporary post of Office Assistant

I enclose my CV as application for the above post. As I am just about to break for the summer during my business administration degree, I am keen to obtain some work experience and feel sure that my skills and abilities would make an ideal candidate for the job.

You will see from my CV that I undertook some office work on a voluntary basis with a local charity last summer and gained valuable experience as a result. My duties included filing, reception, setting up and maintaining spreadsheets, emailing and word processing. I have excellent communications skills, an organised approach and the ability to follow processed and procedures efficiently.

I have an outgoing personality and work well with others, even when under pressure. I am confident that I could make a solid contribution to the work in your office and that I could develop my skills even further.

I would really appreciate the opportunity to attend for interview and look forward to hearing from you. I am available to start right away and can be contacted on (phone number) or at (email address).

Thank you for your time.

Yours sincerely

John Brown

See also:

Finance graduate cover letter example

Cover letter for a graduate

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