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.
As someone who has always admired Tesla's commitment to sustainability and innovation, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to apply for the Project Engineer position. I was particularly drawn to Tesla's work in developing energy-efficient products after constructing a solar panel system for a local community center as part of my university capstone project. This experience ignited my passion for engineering solutions that make a significant environmental impact.
It was during my time volunteering with Engineers Without Borders, where we implemented clean water systems in developing nations, that I first learned about the incredible work done by Siemens. As an engineer who is driven by making a meaningful difference in the world, I am eager to join the Siemens team in the role of Project Engineer, as it aligns perfectly with my passion for implementing sustainable technologies on a larger scale.
I've been following ABB's advancements in smart grid technology for years, and was thrilled to see the Project Engineer opening. It's clear to me that ABB is a leader in creating a more sustainable energy future, something I have been passionate about since implementing a microgrid system for a small village in my home country. I am excited to bring my experience and enthusiasm to a company that is making such strides in this field.
There are few companies in the engineering field that prioritize sustainability as much as Schneider Electric, which is why I am so excited about the Project Engineer position. Having worked on a project implementing Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure technology at my previous job, I've witnessed firsthand the impact your products have on energy efficiency and am eager to contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of such innovative solutions.
One of the reasons I became an engineer was to help design and implement solutions that have a positive impact on the environment. That's why I was so impressed to learn about Johnson Controls' commitment to creating impactful, energy-efficient systems. As someone who has led several projects focused on optimizing energy consumption for commercial buildings, I am confident that my experience and passion would contribute greatly to the Project Engineer role at Johnson Controls.