Grad school cover letter: professional history

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Dear [Admissions Director],

This letter is to convey my interest in admission to the [Semester Date] Master of [Master's Program] program at [University- School]. With over [# of years experience] in the [relevant industry] at [Employer] and a Bachelor's Degree in [field], I feel well prepared for this academic challenge.

My additional qualifications include practical knowledge of [relevant industry process], [additional relevant process], and [another relevant process]. My background includes successfully [professional accomplishment]. My membership in [Professional Affiliation] helps me to better understand the various perspectives of this industry and to share my knowledge with others. Additionally, I have proficiency in [technical/linguistic skill].

My professional expertise and qualifications compliment my eagerness to learn. My results-oriented attitude will engage me in my studies. My interpersonal skills will allow me to significantly contribute to the university. I look forward to attending a diverse program where I can gain a profound understanding of [master's program] with the long-term goal of making a substantial impact on the [name of industry/field] industry.

In an effort to discuss this matter further, I will be contacting your office within the next few days to see if we might set up an interview.