Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The World's Best Cover Letter

Are you looking for a summer internship? Or, are you looking for a job?

Two days ago, a college student looking to garner an internship at a boutique investment bank in New York City wrote a letter that produced an avalanche of offers.

It combines modesty and humility, an absence of arrogance and a wish to work hard. For once a student is not completely full or himself and does not believe that the world owes him a living. 

For those who want to know how the right kind of cover letter, here is is, via, the Daily Mail.

An undergraduate finance student penned a refreshingly sincere cover letter this week asking for an internship at a boutique investment bank on Wall Street

1 comment:

Tom Murin said...

Other than the spelling of crap, this is a great letter/e-mail.