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                                                                             Your home
                                                                             address:
                                                                             ……………….…….
                                                                             ……………….…….
                                                                             Town……………….
                                                                             Post code …….…….

                                                                             Date…………….…..

The Company contact name & address:
Mr, Mrs, Ms. XX????……../.…………
…………………………………………
…………………………………………
Town……...……………………………
Postcode…..……………………………

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms XX?
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1 Paragraph - introductions
I am currently studying (name of course) at (name of school or college). The course will finish
(dates) when I shall be seeking employment as (Job Title).

 nd
2 Paragraph – Employer information and flattery
I am very interested in working for (name of company)
because...………………………………………………………………………………………………
….…………………………………………………………………………………………….

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3 Paragraph – Sell yourself!
I am confident that I would make a useful/immediate/competent/excellent addition to the work
force of (name of company) for the following reasons:

1. Skills or Strengths
2. Academic background / specialist knowledge
3. Work experience or significant, impressive hobbies & interests ( long standing membership of
   teams clubs or societies )

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4 Paragraph – a polite conclusion
I have enclosed full curriculum vitae for your attention. I look forward to hearing from you in the
near future and the possibility of discussing these maters further at interview. I am available for
interview (at anytime, after my last examination date etc.)

Yours Sincerely,



Your signature.
Printed or typed name.                                              @ M.Hall – University of Glamorgan

				
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