A graduate cover letter should: Never put anything in your cover letter that cannot be backed by your graduate CV or application form.The human resources staff will look for discrepancies and for any mistakes that show a lack of attention to detail.
Also anything you write can be brought up during graduate interviews, so make sure you can back up what you write with good examples.
Don’t forget it is actually a criminal offence to lie on your cover letter for a CV, so always be honest but convincing about what you know or the skills you have.
I am able to take responsibility for my own work as well as being able to demonstrate leadership when required.
Meeting deadlines has been a consistent part of my academic and working life and I have learned how to communicate with people in situations which require tact.
Even more important is to show why you would be a good asset for the team.
For example:"My career objective is to enter research in the ... I have demonstrated strong research skills during university project work and much of my experience has been within a team environment.
If an employer requests a CV to apply for a vacancy you should always include a graduate cover letter.
This is your opportunity to introduce yourself and explain your suitability for the role.
Remember, you will have to justify what you say and why you said it at a job interview.
The personal statement can be used as a heading to a CV or as an additional statement on an application form.