Sample Photoengraving Apprentice Cover Letter

A photoengraving apprentice cover letter describes the applicant's interest in serving as an apprentice to a photoengraver--one who photographs copy, develops negatives, and prepares photosensitized metal plates for use in letterpress and gravure printing. All photoengraving apprentice cover letters should reflect the individual's desire to learn the trade by serving as an apprentice.

Marcus Johnson
456 Banner Street
Centerville, USA 34576

February 15, 2007

Mr. Harvey Wills,
Hiring Manager
Community Photoengravers, Inc.
56 Patterson Drive
Any Town, USA 78956

Dear Mr. Wills:

I am writing this cover letter today to apply for the position you advertised on JobBankUSA.com for a photoengraving apprentice. I want to learn this trade and am happy to apply for the opening you have at Community.

May I schedule an in-person meeting with you next week or at your convenience to discuss my qualifications for employment and to find out more about what you are looking for in the photoengraving apprentices you hire?

Please call me at 456-777-8989 to set up a time and I'll be there. Thank you for considering my application.


Marcus Johnson

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