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.
During a trip to the Google headquarters last year, I was inspired by the company's emphasis on innovation and diversity, which aligns well with my own values as an immigration lawyer. I'm excited to bring my legal expertise and passion for helping others to Google as it continues to foster a global community and anticipates the varied needs of its international workforce.
Having witnessed firsthand the transformative power of education during my volunteer work at a refugee center, I am drawn to Microsoft's commitment to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. As an immigration lawyer, I am eager to contribute my skills and experience to Microsoft's ongoing efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace.
As an immigration lawyer who has worked with tech startups in the past, I've seen the immense value that a diverse workforce brings to innovation and growth. This is why I am particularly excited about the possibility of joining Amazon, a company that recognizes the importance of hiring top international talent in a rapidly changing global market.
When I recently read about IBM's collaboration with the non-profit organization Corporate Angel Network, I was impressed by the company's dedication to giving back and supporting communities in need. As an immigration lawyer with extensive experience in pro bono initiatives, I believe my skills and commitment to social impact would make a valuable addition to IBM's team.
As an avid user of Apple products and an immigration lawyer, I have always admired the company's dedication to pushing the boundaries of innovation while maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. I believe that my legal expertise in immigration and commitment to helping others would make me a valuable asset to Apple as it continues to shape the future of technology and society.