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Dear (Mr./Ms. Person's Name),
During the course of my research on (name of topic), I became aware of, and impressed by (name
of organization). Therefore, I was pleased to see your vacancy announcement for a (name of
position) in the employment section. I would like very much to be considered for the position.
My (name of discipline) coursework has centered around (topic) as highlighted on my resume. This
academic background has prepared me to (name specific relevant job functions). I have also taken
multiple (name of discipline) classes which have enabled me to improve my (name of skill) skills
as well as my (name of skill) strategies. I have specifically studied (name of field(s)).
In addition to my academic pursuits, I have had various leadership and employment experiences
that would contribute to this career field. I served as (name of position) of (name of organization)
and was responsible for (name of responsibility(ies)). Furthermore, during my last two years as a
(name of position) with (name of organization), I demonstrated strength in (name of skills). Finally,
I possess sound computer skills and am familiar with both PC and Macintosh environments.
I am eager to explore employment options with (name of organization) and would appreciate an
opportunity to meet with you personally. I have enclosed a resume for your review and I hope to
hear from you soon.
Thank you for your time and consideration.