January 1, 2006
44773 Rock Willow Road
Ballwin, MO 63011
Dear Mr. Wilder:
Based on the criteria you listed, I believe I am an excellent candidate for the position of _______________(TITLE). Please accept the enclosed resume as my application for the position.
As a recent graduate, my professional job experience is necessarily limited. However, I believe that you will find, and previous employers will verify, that I exhibit intelligence, common sense, initiative, maturity, and stability, and that I am eager to make a positive contribution to your organization.
I am therefore respectfully requesting a personal interview. I feel confident that a frank, in-person discussion will determine if a compatible environment exists for a future relationship. I would welcome this opportunity and assure you that this would be time well spent. In advance, I thank you for your consideration and look forward to meeting with you in the near future.