Cover letters and detailed interview experience from successful candidates

CategorySpring Week Cover Letter

Deloitte Spring Insight Internship 2016

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK *** Who's the lucky company? Deloitte For which division? Spring Insight (multi-division) And for which office? Edinburgh Which year was this application? 2016 What's the formal title of the position you applied for? Spring Insight Programme Intern How were you informed of the subsequent […]

Morgan Stanley IBD Spring Week

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK ***Following [name]’ talk during Morgan Stanley’s summer open day concerning his role within mergers and acquisition, I have became immersed within this sector. As a result I now write weekly reports regarding M&A for the University’s Investment Fund, a student-run equity fund with £10,000 under management. 

Goldman Sachs IBD Spring Internship 2015

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from Sweden ***My interest for finance sparked when I three years ago joined [name of a shareholders’ association for young people]. The association has not only taught me about finance but also developed my teamwork and leadership skills. The association also led me to believe a career in investment banking could suit me well, which I feel was...

Royal Bank of Canada Investment Banking Spring Internship 2015

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK ***Critical thinking and academic strength are vital to any role. My analytical skills and ability to thrive under pressure are illustrated by my combined honours study of Mathematics and Physics at university. An invaluable skill that I have learnt from my course is applying a mathematical model to solve a real world problem. I feel...

Morgan Stanley Institutional Securities Spring Internship 2016

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK. ***I am enthusiastic to pursue a career in the investment banking industry after completing my work experience at an investment bank. This year, participation in a financial modelling workshop and being selected as an analyst of a society-run investment fund at my university has sparked my interest in the particular roles of working in...

Bloomberg’s Spring Insight Week

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library Member from the UK ***My name is <Redacted> and I am currently a first year student at the University of <Redacted> I had the opportunity to learn about Bloomberg by doing one of its certifications, Bloomberg Market Concepts. 

Barclays Spring Insights Application

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK ***Why would you like to join the Barclays Spring Insight program?I am very excited about how fast-paced changes in our complex world are expressed and analysed in terms of numbers. It fascinates me how a single data release can shake markets around the globe. 

Credit Suisse Trading & Market Spring Insights

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** CONTRIBUTED BY ONE OF COVER LETTER LIBRARY MEMBER FROM THE U.K. ***My interest for the firm ignited after attending the company presentation on campus. I found Julian Eyles’ 14 year loyalty towards the firm - because it challenged him every day - inspiring. Jason Shane educated me on programs like ‘Global Educational Initiative’ and ‘Microfinance Capacity Building’, which are so important...

HSBC Spring Insight Program

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*** CONTRIBUTED BY A COVER LETTER LIBRARY MEMBER FROM THE U.K. ***I am a goal-oriented individual with astute analytical and problem-solving skills. I have high regard for excellence and am drawn to opportunities to learn and gain new knowledge. I am looking for a challenging and dynamic job that I can constantly push myself out of my comfort zone and fulfill my maximum potential. Therefore, I am...

Credit Suisse IBD/ Fixed Income and Equity Spring Internship

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** CONTRIBUTED BY ONE OF COVER LETTER LIBRARY MEMBER FROM SINGAPORE***I am currently a first year Economics student in University College London (UCL). I am interested in pursuing the Insight programme at your firm. I learn about Credit Suisse when I was given the opportunity to pitch to Credit Suisse, Singapore, for funding for my organisation. The consultant displayed true work dedication, it...

Cover letters and detailed interview experience from successful candidates

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