Summer Analyst Cover Letter

Summer Analysts work as an intern for a few months during the summer while learning what it’s like to be a full-time, beginner analyst. The main job duties of a Summer Analyst include gathering information, creating financial spreadsheets, supporting client relations, building client presentations and assisting full-time analysts. During their internship, Summer Analysts gain valuable exposure to the daily practices of a firm in the investment banking space.

The following skills and qualifications are often noted in sample cover letters for Summer Analysts:

  • Analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Research abilities
  • Quantitative skills
  • Proficiency in word processing, slideshow and spreadsheet programs
  • Attention to details and accuracy

Below is a cover letter that outlines the main abilities and experience for a Summer Analyst.

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Dear Mr. Bellingshire:

I am submitting my resume for the position of Summer Analyst. I have several years of relevant experience in researching and completing administrative tasks within the financial industry.  Along with my experience, I am an ambitious and capable college sophomore who is able to take initiative as appropriate.

My professional experience includes completing over 30 hours of courses in business, finance and economics. I have also worked part-time assisting an analyst and at a credit union. With my educational background and work experience, I believe I am in a position to make a significant contribution to Finance Gurus.

Below are some highlights of my relevant experience and qualifications:

  • Created financial, merger and acquisition models with limited oversight
  • Prepared client pitches involving industry trends using slideshow software
  • Conducted research on assigned products and located reports for senior staff
  • Created marketing documents to “sell” clients
  • Executed various client transactions without error
  • Scheduled meetings and recorded notes at meetings

In short, I have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications to successfully begin and complete an internship with your firm while offering competent assistance and a willingness to take on any tasks delegated to me. Thank you for your consideration of me for this exciting opportunity. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Sincerely,
Katrina G. Bonet