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 resume Anne sent with this cover letter, please see: Chronological Resume Sample: High School Counselor Internship.(A new window will open.)

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Anne's cover letter does not go into great detail but says all it needs to as an introduction to her attached resume. Here are a few things to note about this letter:

Since she is sending her cover letter and resume via email, Anne will use this letter in two ways:

  1. She will copy and paste the letter (starting with "Dear Director,") into the body of the email.
  2. She'll attach the whole cover letter as an MS Word document along with her resume to the email. That way, the employer can download the letter and resume so both can be included in Anne's human resources file.

Cover Letter Sample for School Counselor Internship

 

Anne Wqazxc
678 Riley Ave. #18 • Pittsford, NY 12345
(123) 555-5555 • awqazxc@unknown.com

 

November 5, 20xx

Director, Human Resources
Pittsford County School District
Pittsford, NY 12345

Dear Director,

I would like to apply for the School Counselor Internship opening at John Wilson High School. As an experienced educational professional, I bring more than ten years of experience in the educational field. I possess a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and am currently pursuing my Master’s in Education.

My interpersonal and communication skills have proven useful in allowing me to quickly develop the type of rapport with students and colleagues that’s essential to being effective in this field. I am passionate about working with students, as well as designing and implementing school counseling programs that promote and enhance student success.

Thank you for your time and consideration in reviewing my attached resume. I would very much welcome the opportunity to discuss this internship with you.

Sincerely,
Anne Wqazxc

Attached: Anne Wqazxc Resume for High School Counselor Internship