SAMPLE GENERAL COVER LETTER
Job Posted in the Student Job Portal
Dear Hiring Manager
I am applying for the position you posted on the Humber Student Job Portal, through the Work
Placement Services Office. I am a second year student in <<_____name of program____>>, and
I am very interested in an opportunity for summer employment in your organization.
As you can see from my resume, I am skilled in ________, ________, and I am knowledgeable in
__________. In addition, I am detail oriented and have good technical report writing skills. I
enjoy working with others as I discovered in my lab work at Humber, which involves
collaborating with group members to set up projects, and then solving problems within the
I have been described as a hard working, reliable individual. I am always willing to learn new
things and take on new challenges. I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss the
possibility of joining your team.
Please feel free to contact me to discuss my skills in more detail. Thanks for taking the time to
read this letter and my resume, and I hope to hear from you soon.
Your Phone number
Your Cell number
Your Email address