966 South Mississippi River Boulevard,
St Paul, MN,
September 12, 2009
Human Resource Executive
MS Research Laboratory
913 East 26th Street,
I got to know that there is a job opening in the microbiology department in your research lab. I got this information from John White who works in the department of Chemistry. I have completed my masters in Microbiology from Texas University. I am working with Edison Laboratories for last one year after my honors as a junior researcher in microbiology section.
I have good analytical abilities. I can work in a team. I would like to get an opportunity to meet you and explain how my skills and qualities will help your organization. Our discussion will be mutually beneficial. If given an opportunity, I will work hard and help the organization develop. It will be a dream come true for me f I get to work with your esteemed organization.
I will contact you in the next week and fix up an appointment. I am enclosing my resume for your perusal. If you have any question, you can contact me on phone at (651) 699-1321 or email address – firstname.lastname@example.org
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Dear [Mr./Ms …],
(name of individual) recommended that I contact you and request an interview.
I have recently graduated from (college or university) with a degree in (state degree) I am very interested in (state area) and would appreciate having the opportunity to discuss any openings you may have in this area.
I have enclosed my resume for your review and will look forward to meeting you.
Thank you for your consideration.