Letters by Contract Types: Internship
If you’re looking for an internship, you will most likely have to submit a cover letter as part of your application. Your cover letter should be tailored to the specific internship and should include example of your work and academic experiences.
The best way to make your cover letter stand out from the rest of the applications is to make a unique cover letter. Your cover letter should be tailored to each specific internship listing. The main emphasis of your cover letter should be convincing the reader that you will be an asset as an intern. For any internship application, keywords are important. One way to individualize your letter is to to include keywords from the internship listing. Provide examples of how these bits of information were applied in your real-life skills. If you say that you have a particular skill or ability in your cover letter, be sure to prove this with a specific story that accompanies it.
Lastly, You can also include details about your relevant experience from extracurricular activities or volunteer work.