It is very important to make a good resume, but cover letter is also important in job application, so we can’t neglect the importance of cover letter. Sample cover letter below can guide you to make a good cover letter.
(Write your name and address)
18 Nock Street
Perth WA 6000
(08) 0000 3333
March 3, 2011
(Write employer’s name and address)
Mr. Brian Nelson
Human Resources Officer
Public Chemical Inc.
234 Sesame Street
Perth WA 6000
Dear Mr. Brian,
(In first paragraph, include the information like why you are writing, or reason why you writes the application letter)
In response to your advertisement on jobforyou.com, I would like to apply for the position offered. I believe I am an excellent candidate for the role of Database/Graphics Design.
(In second and third paragraph, include the summary of your education, your ability and also your experience.)
I am a graduate student in Graphics Design at Monash University. Before coming to Monash University, I designed, supervised, and completed a CAD system. The function covers vector, character and curve generation, windowing, shading, and transformations.
At Monash University, my research work involves Compilation of Relational Queries into Network DML. To enhance my background, I have taken some courses in computer graphics and database, and I have experience in and an understanding of the design of databases. With this strong background, I certainly believe that I am competent to meet challenging tasks and can make a good contribution to your company.
(In fourth paragraph, thanks the employer and include the information about how you follow up)
Enclosed is my resume, which indicates in some detail my training and experience. I sincerely hope that my qualifications are of interest to you and that an interview might be arranged at your convenience. Thank you for your time and consideration.