A letter of interest, also known as a Cover Letter, is sent to prospective employers. Your letter should contain information on why the company interests you and why your skills and experience would be an asset to the company. Also provide information on how you will follow-up and where you can be reached.
Here is an Example template that we have written to help you as you draft your cover letter.
Your Name Your Address Your City, State, Zip Code Your Phone Number Your Email
Name Job Title Company Street City, State Zip
Dear Sir or Madam,
I read about [Company X] program on the [CTP website or other source] and I would like to inquire about the possibility of openings for [jobs/internships] this summer 2016. I am available to work at [any capacity] in your firm from [May to July 2016].
I am interested in a career in [medicine, engineering, marketing] and am investing time and effort to learn as much as I can about a career in [said field]. I would be interested in learning more about the company and about available opportunities.
I have a [Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Business], as well as [ work experience in retail as a Sales Associate].
[if you have a resume---add it to the second page of this word doc ]
My resume, which is enclosed, contains additional information on my experience and skills. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss an opportunity [for hire or internship] with you and to provide further information on my candidacy. I can be reached anytime via my cell phone, [555-555-5555].
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this exciting opportunity.
Your Typed Name