Cover Letter for Internship Position
555 A Street
Davis, CA 95616
November 10, 20XX
Human Resources Department – Internship Program
National Public Radio
123 Government Street
Washington, DC 20301
Dear Internship Coordinator,
I am very interested in the internship with the Communications/Public and Media Relations
Department during the Winter Quarter. I am a Junior at the University of California, Davis,
pursuing a bachelor’s degree in American Studies with a minor in Communication. My research
experience has sparked my interest in the way that media is delivered through marketing and
advertising. I believe in the mission of National Public Radio and would be excited to be an
intern with your organization.
This summer while studying abroad I was able to look at American culture from a different
perspective. This has increased my interest in news delivery and how it helps to inform citizens.
I was the only freshman to be elected to the position of Senator for the Associated Students
of UC Davis, and rose to the challenge of representing first-year students while collaborating
on larger university issues. Through these experiences I learned the value of effective
communication through all forms of media.
I am confident that my experiences, skills and strong interests in the goals of NPR have prepared
me to be a strong intern for your program. I have attached my resume and look forward to
discussing my qualifications with you. Thank you for your time and consideration.