Maria Lopez 1225 Chicago Avenue Evanston, Illinois 80209 (917) 847-8493 Mlopez@student.wpunj.edu March 28, 2013 Ms. Mary Lou Nelson Manager of Human Resources Hammond & Associates, LLC 2900 Rosemont Boulevard Rosemont, Illinois 60018 Dear Ms. Nelson: Please accept this cover letter and enclosed resume as application for the accounting internship that I found advertised on William Paterson University’s online job board. This position seems to fit very well with my education, experience and career interests. The position sounds like an exciting challenge which will expose me to many of the elements of accounting. My experience includes journal entries, monthly reconciliations and quarter end closing procedures. I believe my past experience will make me the perfect fit for this internship, and I will be able to quickly dive into the more in-depth aspects that the position will require. If you take a look at my resume you will see that I have already completed two internships successfully and am entering into my senior year at William Paterson University. I have completed many of the upper level accounting courses and during the last two years, I have been a member of the Accounting Club at my university. My background and career goals seem to match the job requirements well. Furthermore, I am genuinely interested in the position and in working for Hammond & Associates, LLC. Your firm has an excellent reputation and comes highly recommended. I look forward to hearing from you about this employment opportunity and further discussing my qualifications. I can reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (917) 847-8493. Thank you for your time and consideration. Regards, Maria Lopez Maria Lopez Encl: resume The Career Development and Gloria S. Williams Advisement Center Student Center 301, 300 Pompton Road Wayne, NJ 07470Phone 973.720.2281/2282 Fax 973.720.2074 Contact us with comments, questions and feedback about the website.