Computer Science Internship Cover Letter Sample

If you would rather write code than write a cover letter, you are in the right place. Just as hardware and software use binary to communicate, you must use a cover letter to communicate with employers. The sample below will help you get started.

Peyton Java
123 Computer Road
Wilmington, DE 12345
(222) 222-2222


[Application Date]

Ms. Elisa Thompson
XYZ Company
Hartford, CT 56789

When I discovered the software engineering internship with XYZ Company on, I was excited by the opportunity to develop test cases, open bug reports, and triage test case failures. As a sophomore majoring in Computer Science at University College, I enjoy developing and improving testing technologies. My coursework, employment, and campus involvement have prepared me well for this position.

  • Coursework. After completing courses in software development methods, programming languages, network systems, and embedded system design, my Major GPA is 3.8.
  • IT Help Desk employment. As a student employee with IT services, I troubleshoot a wide variety of computing issues and communicate technical information to non-technical customers.
  • Campus involvement. As a member of the Association for Women in Computing, I attend Tech Talks and conferences to expand my industry knowledge and network with full-time professionals.

I have experience with Java, Python, JavaScript, and SQL. This knowledge will be an asset to this position. I would be thrilled to learn more alongside your cross-functional team of engineers and developers. 

My enclosed resume expands on my coursework, employment, and campus involvement. As I prepare for a career in computer science, I am dedicated to gaining practical experience to complement my coursework. Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Peyton Java

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