Cover Letter For Exchange Program

Giancarlo Moretto

Milano Street, 55

Roma, Italy



To whom it may concern,


I am Giancarlo Moretto, student of Pharmaceutical Faculty in Rome at the University of Rome. With this letter I would like to express my strong interest for participation at your Student Exchange Programme in the summer of 2013. As a suture graduate, I plan to build an international career in the field of pharmacy in the EU, so this programme will really mean a lot for my professional aspirations. Capability to handle problems, social balance and the necessity to gain an international experience outside my University make me a proper candidate for this position.


I have done an internship for about two months at a local pharmacy in Rome. During that placement, I have mastered skills like: computer proficiency in pharmaceutical software, how to make the reception of medicaments and register them in the database. Working with people has broadened my communication talent and I learnt how to handle different characters in very short time. Furthermore I assisted the senior pharmacists to prepare and extract remedies, crèmes and potions. With my experience in creating computer applications and English proficiency I was able to adjust to the work in a very short time. I believe that my working experience in combination with my studies make my candidateship for your programme possible.


During my studies, I have been a student representative. I was chosen at the Faculty’s elections for three years in a row. My responsibilities, as a representative included: organizing term exams, social gathering and sport events; representation of my Faculty at the students Senate and facilitation management. Those assignments enabled me to develop strong organization skills and to become responsible young individual, taking into account the needs of my colleges. Also, as a student of University of Rome I discovered the usefulness of team work, especially in laboratory conditions. I advocate the opinion that my team working experience is essential in a community pharmacy and in the area of research also. Only with quality team work great achievement can be richen, and I am have a strong will to pursuit that goal.


Thank you very much in advanced for this opportunity and for considering my application. Considering my experience and skills I believe that your programme will benefit a lot from my presence and it will enhance my future career in the field of pharmacy. I am convinced that I will find a place in all the activities anticipated by your University and I will do my best to adjust to your facilities and courses. I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.


Giancarlo Moretto


Dear Sir or Madame,

I am writing to express my interest in an externship position with the (Student's Exchange Programme) in the (summer of 2012). I am currently studying (State your field of study) at ("XY" University) in (city/state/country).

This is my (last year) of studies. I hope to work as a (your future work title) in the near future, to build my career and therefore feel that this particular opportunity and experience would greatly benefit my future career path. Maturity, social poise, and the necessity to confront challenges outside a familiar support make me a suitable candidate for this position.

I have for the past (6 months) been practicing in a (where?) in (my hometown). During this time I have learned several basic computer and software skills in the (type such as the job specific) field as well as how to (Here list examples of specialist areas related to the job such as how to log specific data or how to organise the products in question and how etc.). Furthermore, (Here please highlight a noteworthy added experience such as: I assisted the team leader in + example etc.).

Because I am very experienced computer operator and have a very good command of English I will be able to manage any (job specific) software in short time. My studies in combination with my work experience make me a suitable candidate for a (mention here the type of retail store, supermarket or similar that this externship position relates to.).

During the past (number of years) of studies, I have (place a personal accomplishment such as being a group leader or such). My responsibilities are related to (Please specify what responsibilities you had or any extracurricular activities, etc.) These tasks helped me improve mostly my social and organisational skills and I have become more responsible and careful accomplishing my duties. Teamwork is something else that I have learned throughout my experience as well as the way the (job specific tasks such as mechanical work or other related) is conducted in my (faculty).

I think that my team-working ability is essential in a (the place: supermarket etc) and also in (the research field). Here, collaboration is the key to a successful product. (Research) would also be suitable for me because I am about to complete my (name / type of degree) and a new perspective would help me improve my work with new and innovative ideas.

Thank you for your interest in my application and I hope to be presented with a position in either (supermarket etc. or in research). Considering my skills, experience and interests I think I will benefit significantly from this externship and would be able to apply this experience to my future career. I can assure you that I would be an energetic and committed participant in all the activities.

I look forward to hearing from you shortly and I thank you for your time and consideration.


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