Cover Letter Template for Entry Level Jobs

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Cover Letter Template

Following is a template cover letter that you can use as a starting point for your own cover letter. Don’t copy it word for word, but use it as a guideline. Download the entry level cover letter template (compatible with Google Docs and Word Online) or see below for more examples.

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Cover Letter Template (Text Version)

Taylor Applicant
123 Main Street
Anytown, CA 12345

555-555-5555
taylor.applicant@email.com

Balance the letter on the page by adjusting the spacing here. Even if you are applying electronically, the employer may print this out to read, so it should look nice.

September 1, 2018

Danielle Lee
Director, Human Resources
ABC Company
123 Business Rd.
Business City, NY 54321

Dear Ms. Lee,

I read with interest your advertisement for engineering positions at ABC Company. Your company is one of the leaders in the electronics industry, and I am interested in being employed by a company with your background.

Enclosed is a copy of my resume that details my academic qualifications and practical experience gained through the cooperative education program. As you can see from my resume, I have a firm foundation in electrical engineering.

Thank you for taking your time to review my resume. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss how my education, practical skills, and background would qualify me to be a member of the ABC Company.

Please contact me at 555-555-5555 or taylor.applicant@email.com to set up a time for an interview. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

Taylor Applicant

Enclosure

Tips

Use “Enclosure” at the end if you are submitting your cover letter and resume via hard copy. If you are submitting via email, change this word to “Attachment” instead.

If you do not have a specific contact name to address the letter to, use the following sample cover letter.