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College Grad Cover Letter Sample

College Grad Cover Letter Sample


September 09, 2009

No matter where you are in your career, a strong cover letter will help you make your case to potential employers. View our college grad cover letter sample below, or let an expert write your resume and cover letter with Monster’s Resume Writing Service.

Josh Michaels| 4 Church St. | Sometown, NJ 08888 | (555) 555-5555 |

June 4, 2008

Katherine Yu HR Director ABC Company 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.

If you agree that my services would be valuable to ABC Company, I would very much like to meet in person to learn more about your HR support needs. Please feel free to call me at (555) 555-5555 or email at

Thank you for your time and review of the enclosed resume, and I look forward to speaking with you.

Sincerely yours,

Josh Michaels

This article originally appeared in Monster’s Career Advice Section.