TEXT VERSION OF THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT COVER LETTER SAMPLE
(Name of Hiring Manager, Title)
(Name of Company)
(City, State, Zip)
Dear (Mr. or Ms.) (Last Name),
(Company Name) has built its success on that fact that it takes chances – and that’s exactly what I want you to do with me. Take a chance and you will not regret it! As a high school Junior I am actively seeking my first job and because I have been a longtime fan and customer I immediately began researching opportunities at (Company Name).
When I saw that you were looking for a (position title) I knew that I would be a perfect fit. I have extensive leadership abilities as a three year member of our student government organization, a knack for customer service as demonstrated by my weekly volunteering at the local (i.e. Humane Society), and a talent for organizing and prioritizing as seen in my success as chairperson of numerous student groups. I am ready to take these skills and apply them to the position of (position title).
My energy, enthusiasm, and dedication are hard to find and I look forward to the chance to demonstrate it for you as your newest (position title). I am confident that I would make a positive contribution to (Company Name) given the opportunity and I would be pleased to discuss in person the qualities I would bring to the position.
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