Please someone look at my motivation letter, and give apeace of advice how could I make it better!!!!
Dear Sir/Madam,With this letter I would like to express my interest ofparticipation in Erasmus programme to study for one semester abroad as anexchange student.
I am twenty years old, currently studying second year at theFaculty of Social sciences at the X college, Lithuania. As my study programme Ihave chosen Finance.I have strong motivation to study abroad.
I am delightedthat there is a unique opportunity which would help me to improve my Englishlanguage skills, to know other cultures better, meet new people, get othercountries experience of education system, maybe learn new language and enrichmy curriculum vitae . It would be perfect experience for me and my futurecareer.
In my school years I was a class monitor, in this way I gainleadership skills. I also participated in summer camp ,,The young startups“,where I gain a lot of usefull information about public speaking, investment,marketing and so on. This also helped me to improve my communications skills,so now I have good communications skills, I like teamework. Also, I amresponsible, precise and hard-working; I try to do assignments on time and asgood as possible. Moreover, I have strong principles when reaching my goals Itry to do my best.
The experience that I can get studying in foreign countrywould be valuable for both my studies and personal development. So, I am ready and willing to take on newchallenges.
Thank you for your attention.
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- (Original post by GretaGreta)
With this letter I would like to express my interest in participating in the Erasmus programme to study for one semester abroad as an exchange student.
I am twenty years old, currently in my second year of studying at the Faculty of Social Sciences at X college, Lithuania. As my study programme I have chosen Finance. I have strong motivation to study abroad because?.
I am delighted that there is a unique opportunity which will help me to improve my English language skills, to know other cultures better, meet new people, get other countries experience of education system, maybe learn new language and enrich my curriculum vitae this sentence is a little long, maybe split it up and elaborate on what you gained from these experiences. It would be perfect experience for me and my future career why?.
In my school years I was a class monitor, in this way I gained leadership skills. I also participated in summer camp, "The young startups", where I gained a lot of useful information about public speaking, investment, marketing and so on. This also helped me to improve my communications skills, so now I have good communications skills, I like teamwork this seems a little odd, instead of saying you have good communication skills maybe give an example of how you've used your communication skills successfully in the past. Also, I am responsible, precise and hard-working; I try to do assignments on time and as well
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.