New grad cover letter sample
A good cover letter explains why you, over all the other candidates, are worth taking the time to find out more about. This is ideal for graduates who have yet to gain any significant work experience. If you think your Covering Letter is ready to provide your resume with some helpful back up, create a cover letter now.
Dear [INSERT HIRING MANAGER’S NAME],
Regarding the [INSERT JOB TITLE] position currently advertised on Monster.ca, please find attached a copy of my resume for your consideration. I have recently graduated with a [INSERT GRADE] in [INSERT SUBJECT] from [INSERT UNIVERSITY] and hope to put this to use in the field of [INSERT INDUSTRY SECTOR].
The degree covered many topics, and I was particularly drawn to [INSERT SPECIFIC TOPIC]. I am looking to develop specialist skills in this area and build a successful career.
INCLUDE IF YOU HAVE UNDERTAKEN WORK EXPERIENCE
I have put my course theory into practice in a variety of ways, most effectively as a [INSERT JOB TITLE] at [INSERT COMPANY NAME] where I [INSERT KEY ACHIEVEMENT]. Having extensively researched your company’s values and products, I was especially interested in [INSERT COMPANY ASPECT THAT ATTRACTED YOU]. I feel it would be the ideal place for me to begin my career and I believe I can be an excellent addition to your team.
If you would like to get in touch to discuss my application and to arrange an interview, you can contact me via [INSERT PHONE NUMBER OR EMAIL ADDRESS].
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
4/12 Milan Ave
Victor Harbour SA 5211
M: 0400 222 333
Dear Sir or Madam
Re: Graduate Accountant position
I am writing to apply for the advertised Graduate Accountant position. I am a recent Bachelor of Commerce graduate with a major in Accounting, seeking the opportunity to implement my knowledge and skills and make a contribution to your organisation.
I have experience in all of the areas encompassed by this role through both work and study, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank account reconciliations, statutory account preparation and tax compliance, including BAS, GST, payroll tax and budgets.
In addition, I bring a wealth of other essential skills and qualities that I have developed through study and various work experience: teamwork and communication, time management, attention to detail, presentation skills, customer service and the ability to meet deadlines.
During my university studies I demonstrated my ability and energy in maintaining accounting-related employment while studying full time. I believe that with my positive attitude and strong work ethic, I would be a great fit for the advertised position.
You will find me to be a positive, motivated and hard-working person who is keen to learn and contribute. Given the opportunity, I would apply myself with enthusiasm to all tasks, ensuring that I get the job done accurately and efficiently.
My resume is attached, and I look forward to being able to discuss the position with you further.