Student Worker Cover Letter

Student Workers work in varying capacities – usually for academic departments or facilities – while simultaneously studying at the same establishment. Work activities can range from providing administrative support to offering hands-on assistance in research and laboratory tasks, to directly assisting students with their responsibilities. A solid academic record and the ability to maintain a strong academic standing while employed is required.

Sample cover letters for Student Workers often mention the following types of skills and areas of strength:

  • Student/faculty support
  • Filing and data entry
  • Mail sorting and distribution
  • Typing, scanning, copying
  • Basic equipment maintenance
  • Supply orders/stocking
  • Customer service
  • Student communications
  • Correspondence

A cover letter for a Student Worker is shown below, including similar qualifications and abilities.

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Dear Dr. Callahan:

When I learned of your department’s need for a Student Worker for the upcoming academic year, I was eager to submit the enclosed resume for your consideration. As a dedicated and enthusiastic student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in English, I am confident that I could exceed your expectations for this role.

With strong abilities in organization, student support, and various computer programs, I am poised to excel at providing first-rate assistance in your office. I am able to balance multiple priorities at any given time, rendering me an excellent candidate for this work-study position. Furthermore, my proven success in both independent and team-oriented environments prepares me to make a significant impact in this capacity.

My experience and qualifications include the following:

  • Previous part-time experience in an administrative support role with PTI Imaging, offering assistance with data entry, correspondence, mail sorting, phone calls, supplies management/ordering, scanning/copying and equipment maintenance.
  • Maintaining a stellar academic record for the past two years here at Lehigh University; current GPA of 3.84 with a 4.0 GPA in my English classes.
  • Specialized academic interest and focus in the 1920s literary period, making me an excellent candidate for assisting your specific office and the students that it serves.
  • Able to assist and respond to all student and faculty inquiries in a professional, courteous and timely manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; and various social media tools.
  • Leveraging excellent self-motivation and prioritization talents to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.

With my administrative support experience and my strong academic record, combined with my inherent interpersonal and organizational skills, I am ready to provide outstanding service to your department as your next Student Worker. I look forward to discussing the position with you in more detail.

Thank you very much for your consideration.

Nicole R. Dawkins

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