Cover Letter Example For a Recent Graduate (2021)

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Cover Letter Example Recent Graduate

[Tom Collins]
[Number, Street Name]
[New York, NY 68723]
[Phone number]
[Email Address]

[December 25, 2020]

[Jaimy Parker]
[Hiring Manager]
[Company]
[Number, Street Name]
[New York, NY 23948]

Dear Mr. Parker,

As a recent graduate with a master’s degree in Computer Science and passion for software development, I am confident about my potential contribution to [App]. Therefore, I would like you to consider my candidacy for the available Junior Developer position listed on [URL] under section [‘Vacancies’] at [Company XYZ] in New York, NY.

To shortly introduce myself, my name is [Tom Collins] and I heard about [Company XYZ] during the [Hackathon Event] in [City]. I had the pleasure of speaking with [Jacob Westbury], senior developer in your department, and he informed me about the [App] and challenge-based programming sessions at [Company XYZ]. The prospect of working in such a growth-oriented environment and contributing to [App] is what makes me want to apply.

I graduated with a GPA of 3.97 and relevant coursework in computer programming and computer software design from the [University]. During my university years, I actively contributed to open-source projects and participated in online discussions. My highlights include, but are not limited to, building a game in Python and rewriting it in Java. I also contributed to a ruby rails project and gained more than 75 followers on Github. Visit my Github profile: [github.com/tomcollins] or portfolio website: [URL] to evaluate my proficiency.

As of 10.10.2021, I will be available for a 45-hour work week. It would be a pleasure to discuss [Company XYZ]’s needs and demonstrate my familiarity with #C and Java. The attached resume includes detailed information on my programming skills and experience. For any questions, you can reach me at [000-000-0000]. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Kind regards,

Tom Collins