Sample Attorney Cover Letter: Legal Cover Letters
SAMPLECRIMINAL JUSTICE INTERNSHIP
Address City, State Zip code
First paragraph: State the reason why you are
writing, explain the type of internship you are
interested in, and indicate how you learned about the agency and/or the
Second paragraph: Be specific about why you are
interested in the position, and how it fits into
your long-range career goals. Briefly summarize some of your strongest
qualifications. Include a
statement about what you hope to learn during your internship.
Closing paragraph: Refer the reader to the
resume (or application form) you are enclosing.
Declare your interest in an interview and offer to provide further
information upon request. Invite a response and indicate what follow-up
you have in mind.
Your name (typed)
NOTE: The cover letter should be neatly
typed on a single page of stationery that matches your
resume paper. Envelopes are not needed for the Internship Office.