Cover Letter Sample for High School Counselor Internship

Here's a cover letter sample written by Anne, a college student who is applying for a high school counselor internship to fulfill one of the requirements for her Master's degree program. It is her hope that this internship will lead to a full-time position somewhere in the school district after she graduates. To see the...more »

Cover Letter Example: Administrative Assistant

This cover letter example for an Administrative Assistant is by Sara, a full-time mother who wanted to return to work after spending the last 14 years raising her children and doing volunteer work. Notice how she used her letter to highlight her former career as an administrative assistant and to show how she maintained her...more »

Cover Letter Sample for Vice President of Sales

Here's a sample cover letter for an experienced sales/marketing professional, Marie, who is sending her resume to an IT firm. The job she seeks is Vice President of Sales. Marie is currently unemployed, a fact that she is hoping will play in her favor since the employer is in dire need of filling the VP...more »

Sample Cover Letter: Project Manager for Airline

Here's a sample cover letter for a special type of job search: Anna wants to work for the same airline at the same airport she worked at six years ago. There's a new hiring manager now so she has to sell herself all over again, using her cover letter and resume (see Combination Resume Example:...more »

Sample Cover Letter for a Dental Student

Linda is a first-year dental student who is looking for a job as a dental hygienist at a dental clinic. Her cover letter is brief and to the point since the basics of her dental schooling are well known to the Human Resources Director who will be reading her resume and cover letter. So, instead...more »

Sample Cover Letter for a Financial Editor

This sample cover letter is for Roger, a Financial Editor who is looking for a contractual job for a financial news publication. He is responding via email to a job posting. We also have Roger's matching resume: Chronological Resume Example: Financial Editor. (This link will open in a new window so you can toggle back...more »

Sample Cover Letter for Alternate Strategies Analyst

This cover letter sample to a recruiter for an Alternate Strategies Analyst goes with one of our resume examples: Chronological Resume Sample: Alternate Strategies Analyst. (This link will open a new window so you can easily toggle back and forth between the two examples.) By reading both the letter and resume, you'll get a sense...more »

Sample Cover Letter for Senior Sales Account Executive

This cover letter sample is so compelling, I can't imagine that the employer would not want to interview and hire this job seeker. Anja hits every bottom line and emotional button in the book, showing off her good sales skills in the process.

Cover Letter Sample for Distribution/Warehouse Associate

Here's a cover letter sample that uses one of my favorite techniques: the "call and response." It's hard to miss, but I'll point it out anyway. In the body of the letter, Ricardo (not his real name) has two groups of bullet point statements. The first is JOB REQUIREMENTS, which is the "call" from the...more »

Cover Letter Sample for a Marketing and Media Professional

Here's a sample cover letter for a Marketing and Media Professional. Pascal (not his real name) is sending his resume and cover letter to an internal recruiter (a recruiter who works in the Human Resources Department) at Blackwell University. Because he doesn't know the name of the recruiter, he starts his letter with "Dear Talent...more »

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