Sample Cover Letter Requesting an Interview

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Here’s another sample cover letter requesting an informational interview:

James Shaneson
Physical Therapy Associates
30432 N. Division
Spokane, WA 99204

Dear Mr. Shaneson:

As a junior at Washington State University, I start my physical therapy course next semester. I would love the opportunity to schedule an informational interview with you to learn more about the field, more about how you got involved in this career, and the day-to-day activities of a physical therapist.

I was fascinated with the approach to physical therapy that you describe in your blog postings on, and I felt you would be one of the most enlightening people in the field that I could possibly interview.

I know that you must be quite busy, so I assure you I will be brief — taking up no more than 30 minutes of your time.

I will contact your office next week to inquire about a convenient time for scheduling this informational meeting. You can also reach me at 509-555-4876 or at [email protected]

Thank you very much for considering this request.


Katie Walton

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