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Sample Geographer Cover Letter






A geographer cover letter can be the very thing that leads to a new job if it is written well and with a clear understanding on the part of the applicant of what the job involves--the study of Earth's physical environment and human habitat, identifying, analyzing, and interpreting the distribution and arrangement of features on the earth's surface. The sample below displays this job seeker's experience in doing this work and her knowledge of the profession, which should be covered in all geographer cover letters.


Bonnie McEwen
45 Alameda Road
Anyville, USA 56734

September 2, 2006


Mr. Kenneth Holman
Hiring Manager
Brady and Fitch Geographical
Research Institute
64 Framer Street
Anyplace, USA 99999

Dear Mr. Holman:

With this cover letter I am bidding for the position of geographer, which you listed on JobBankUSA.com. I have a degree in geography and practical experience studying the Earth's physical environment, including identifying, analyzing, and interpreting the distribution and arrangement of features on the earth's surface. I started my career at small geographical firm in Louisiana. I have had a love of this field since high school and look forward to joining your team of geographers if you choose me to fill the opening you have at your company.

May we please meet in person so I can show you my vision for this job and how I can enhance the work you're known for? I'll be happy to accommodate your schedule. Please phone me at 695-888-8756 and give me a time and date that works for you. I really appreciate being considered for this position.

Sincerely,


Bonnie McEwen

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