THANK YOU NOTES
The value of the
thank you note:
employers with your follow-through.
understanding of professional courtesy.
interest in their company.
Provides you an
opportunity to get back in front of the employer again, in case you
have faded from the memory of an employer who met too many people
Allows you to
introduce information that you neglected to mention when you first
met or to clarify any points.
skill at written (mailed or emailed) communications.
Thank you note example:
Dear Mr. or Ms.
and reaffirm your interest in the company.
Mention something that you particularly like about their company.
Thank you for speaking with me on Thursday at CCM’s Internship Fair. I
appreciated learning about internship opportunities at [employer] and ….
a point or two about your discussion to refresh their memory of you. Briefly
summarize your qualifications again. Add any points you may have
thought of after the meeting.
the description of your current projects very interesting.
I have geared my studies toward commercial design, and logo creation is
one of my strengths. I have enclosed another copy of my resume and some
samples of my recent work.
Close with a
reiteration of thanks and your interest in the opportunity. Identify
your understanding of the next steps in the process.
Again, thank you very much for your time. I look forward to hearing
from you / I understand that you will be contacting the Career Services
Your full name
Feel free to stop in and have your note(s) reviewed before you send it.