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Sample cover letter for Internship position at IBM



850 Hansen Way,

Palo Alto, CA 94306

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to express my interest for a Software Developer Co-op position at IBM Global Services. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and exemplary programming and technical skills. As part of my undergraduate education, I have practical knowledge of Database Management Systems, Algorithms, Data Structures, Software Architecture and Operating Systems. I have developed several web applications as part of my undergraduate curriculum and gained hands-on expertise in multiple web technologies such as HTML5, PHP, ASP.NET, JavaScript and MySQL.

I also have experience of 2 years working as a Developer Support Engineer at Microsoft for IIS/ASP.NET Team. My role was to support web technologies such as ASP, ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, Azure web site and IIS web server.?

Currently, I am a candidate for a Master of Science degree in Computer Science. I am confident that with a proactive approach to take up new technical challenges, determination to excel and the ability to handle tremendous responsibility, I will be a valuable asset to your organization.

I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience. Thank you for your time and consideration.


John Doe

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