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Sample Job Application Cover Letter

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Job Application Cover Letter

[Your Name]
[City, State, Zip]
[Phone Number]

[Date of Letter]

[Hiring Manager]
[Company Name]
[City, State, Zip]

Dear [Hiring Manager's Name],

I am writing you today to apply for the programming position that you have posted on your web site. As you requested, enclosed is a completed job application, my Java Certification, my resume and three letters of reference from previous employers.

I am very interested in the opportunity that you have presented on your web site. The programming position appears to be a perfect fit with my skill set. The strengths that I possess for this role are:

I have successfully designed, developed, and supported three web-based Java applications.

I always strive for continued excellence while completing work projects on time and within budget.

I am considered a subject matter expert in the field of Java programming.

With a BS Degree in Computer Programming from MIT, I have a complete understanding of how to execute the software development project life cycle. I also have developed many key contacts in the industry to use for resources if needed. Please see my resume for additional information on my experience.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you in the near future about this great employment opportunity.


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