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Cover Letter For College Application

These types of letters are written as an application for certain purpose. These are formal letters and the tone of such letters should be polite and calm.  In this letter a student wants to get admission in a college so he is writing this letter for kind request of the college staff to allow him to be a part of the college.

January 19, 2001

623 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Matt Birnbaum
Head Biology Researcher
Biology Research of America
524 North Thomson Avenue
Estes Park, CO 87653
Dear Mr. Birnbaum:

Please accept this as a letter of application for the Research Associate position advertised in the June 10th edition of the Denver Post. I recently graduated from Colorado College where I majored in biology. In addition to my education, I have experience working as a research assistant and data processor.

As a research assistant for the Colorado College Biology Department, I developed many of the laboratory skills required for this position. While earning my degree I participated in an environmental research study investigating the effects of pigmy lizards on Costa Rican rain forests. During summer breaks, I worked in a retail department store entering daily sales figures and assisting the manager with customer complaints

I am interested in working for Biology Research of America because of its strong reputation as a research company. I hope to contribute to your rising reputation and one day command my own research through your institution.

Thank you very much for your time and consideration. If I can provide you with any additional information, please feel free to contact me at (719) 555-2345. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.


Joseph Smith

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