Consultant Cover Letter Example

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When applying for a job as a consultant, your cover letter should include your career plans, key accomplishments, and provide a glimpse into your personality. If you do not have previous consulting experience, you can highlight projects you were a part of during your schooling. 

The following is an example of a cover letter for a graduate level consulting job. Use this cover letter as a guide, but remember to adjust the details to fit your situation and the specific position you are applying for.

Consultant Cover Letter Example

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number
Your Cell Phone Number
Your Email

Date

Name
Title
Company
Address
City, State, Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. LastName,

I am a second-year Smith Business School student interested in interviewing for a full-time Consultant position with The ABC Consulting Group. I believe that The ABC Consulting Group has the ideal culture in which to pursue my goal of becoming a strategic business leader and thinker.

My professional experience and Smith Business School education prepare me to be successful at The ABC Consulting Group. Leading a high-level project to develop a China entry and growth strategy in the "new media" industry for Television Networks Asia gave me invaluable global strategy experience. Furthermore, interviewing senior executives and entrepreneurs of top media and technology companies gave me the unique opportunity to engage in high level business discussions with leaders of industry.

While at DEF Consulting as a consultant, managing global information security projects gave me experience in the consultative and client service approach. As a joint-degree student (MBA/MA International Studies), I have the flexibility in both language and culture to operate successfully in many different contexts.

Finally, as a musician and producer of my own record, I have developed the capacity to think creatively and entrepreneurially.

I firmly believe that I will be a good fit in The ABC Consulting Group's collaborative, entrepreneurial, and intellectual culture.

I am excited at the prospect of working for The ABC Consulting Group upon graduation and have enclosed my resume for your review. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

How to Send an Email Cover Letter

If you're sending a cover letter via email, list your name and the job title in the subject line of the email message. Include your contact information in your email signature, and don't list the employer contact information. Start your email message with the salutation.

Please Note: This sample is provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality.

Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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