Sample Cover Letter
Chart your course for success in a fast-paced learning
environment and get set to become a top-performing
August 22, XXXX
account manager in the group insurance segment of the
employee benefits industry . Highly motivated and results-
driven recent grads and early-career professionals will
Ms. Kim Dean
experience on-the-job and classroom training, coaching
University Relations Specialist
and mentoring as part of CIGNA Group Insurance’s
Leadership Development Program .
900 Cottage Grove Road, A-122
Hartford, CT 06152
Dear Ms. Dean:
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Please consider my enclosed resume for the CIGNA Leadership Development Program.
Currently, I am a senior majoring in marketing at the University of Notre Dame. The qualities
I have to offer CIGNA in this program include:
An achiever with outstanding interpersonal skills: While working as an intern at XYZ
Company, I was selected for the marketing strategy team that partnered to increase revenue
by 41% and customer base by 20%. Prior to attending Notre Dame, I volunteered for a local
non-profit organization where I worked with clients from different cultures. Based on my
contributions and commitment to the organization, I earned recognition as “Volunteer of
and how you
Demonstrated leader and team player: I co-founded a student organization aimed at
increasing community service involvement campus-wide. Over the past three years,
we have been able to generate a 32% increase in student participation, and have made
valuable contributions to the community. I also served as a Resident Assistant in one of the
University’s largest residence halls while achieving a 3.59 GPA in my classes.
Excellent analytical and quantitative abilities: In a team-based business simulation,
I continuously analyzed the market and our competition for a financial services firm
throughout the semester. The professor acknowledged our final project as being “an
outstanding example for future classes.” Last summer as an intern, I participated in
a cross-functional team to assess a proposed business venture expanding customer
CIGNA is a long-time leader in providing full-service solutions. Through this approach, the
company has continued to expand its client base and market position for more than 125 years.
Specifically, your mission to help people lead healthier, more secure lives matches my own
personal values and interests, as demonstrated through my community service efforts.
I am committed to adding value and contributing to CIGNA’s global expansion. Please consider
placing me on your interview schedule during your campus visit. Thank you in advance for
your consideration. If you have questions prior to your visit, please feel free to contact me
at (574) 258-5555.
your research and knowledge of
the company and express your enthusiasm and
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