7 Sep 2011
When applying for an internship, make sure the cover letter reflects the type of internship you are applying for. At the top of the letter list your name, the university you are attending you-re your contact information. Directly address the person or company in the opening of the letter by using an attention line. In the first paragraph state the purpose of the letter. Tell the position you are interested in and the time frame. For example if you are applying for a summer internship with the Local University in the education department, state that you are interested in the student teaching intern position during the summer of 2011.
In the next paragraph, state your qualifications. List all academic and previous work experiences. Finally lists any goals you have concerning the internship. List what you expect to learn from the program as well as what you can contribute to the program. Advise the addressee that you will contact them at a later time for a follow up. When closing the letter, chose an appropriate, friendly closing. Thank you for your consideration is an example of an acceptable closing. Finally print your first and last name, and then sign above the printed area.