If you're struggling to start your cover letter, here are 6 different variations that have worked for others, along with why they worked. Use them as inspiration for your introductory paragraph.
The impact of thoughtful design in our everyday lives has always intrigued me, which is why I was elated to discover the Architect opening at Gensler. Having seen the transformational effect of The Shanghai Tower on the local community, I am eager to work with a team that values both innovation and sustainability in their projects.
When I first visited the Apple Park campus, I was in awe of its seamless integration into the surrounding landscape, reflecting the essence of Foster + Partners' architectural philosophy. Excited by this experience, I am thrilled to apply for the Architect position at Foster + Partners to contribute to projects that prioritize harmony between the built environment and nature.
My childhood dream of designing spaces that inspire people and foster a sense of belonging has driven my career as an architect. Given AECOM's dedication to creating sustainable and inclusive environments, I am eager to apply for the Architect position and contribute my skills toward projects that align with these values.
As an architect who believes in the power of community engagement, I have long admired the socially-relevant projects delivered by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). I am excited to apply for the Architect position at BIG, bringing my expertise and passion for creating inclusive and vibrant spaces that catalyze positive change in communities.
Growing up in a small town, I found solace and inspiration in the local library designed by HOK Architects. Connecting with your work on a personal level motivates me to apply for the Architect position at HOK, as I aspire to create spaces that have a similar impact on others.