Dear (Sir, Madame, Mr. Name, Mrs. Name, Miss Name),
I am writing to you today, hoping to briefly introduce myself and demonstrate my capabilities and achievements within the ever growing and demanding sector of Computer Science.
I am finishing my final year of education at (name of university) where I have been working towards my (name of degree) in Computer Science.
I expect to graduate in (date of graduation) and therefore am eager to secure an exiting position with a company such as (name of company you are writing to) for my future.
My course has focussed on a variety of specialist tools such as Algorithm Analysis, Software engineering, creating Database Systems, (+ list others relevant to you). These have assisted me in broadening my knowledge while showing me the diverse side of Computer Science that I find fascinating.
I have gained further experience aside from my studies, through the summer internship program at (name of place), the time spent there opened my eyes further to the creative challenges required in the industry and how it is forever evolving. I rapidly adapted to the new work culture and team members who became trusted associates throughout my time spent there. This internship solidified my beliefs in choosing this career path for myself.
I am fanatical about precision and order, enjoy problem solving and the challenges it brings with it and believe in team efforts.
I am confident that I would be an appreciated and welcome asset to (name of the company) and I hope that you will give me the chance to interview for the available position as soon as possible.
I thank you for your time taken today.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Hope this letter finds you well. I would like to first take this opportunity to introduce myself as a student at the University of Southern California, pursuing M.S. degree in Computer Science. My expected graduation date is May of 2008. I am currently looking for intern/full time permanent positions with esteemed organizations like yours.
My curriculum comprised of courses like Database Systems, Analysis of Algorithms, Web Technologies, Software Engineering (under Prof. Barry Boehm), Networking, Specification and design of Graphical User Interface has assisted me to gain profound knowledge in the field of Computer Science.
Adapting to various work cultures, identifying and resolving bottlenecks and prioritizing have been striking features of my working style. In addition to the above, I strongly believe in learning and sharing my knowledge with my colleagues. “Knowledge parted is knowledge gained” has been my motto in life. I am keen to learn and am sharp at identifying and solving problems.
I am confident that my background and knowledge in the Information Technology arena coupled with my strong technical skills in software languages will prove an asset to your organization and add immediate value to your organization.
I have enclosed my resume and would appreciate an opportunity to talk with you. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you soon.