Lab Assistant Cover Letter [Free Samples]

Learn More

Below are sample lab assistant cover letters to be enclosed with your resume. It should be not more than one page, written in formal, business-style and sent by certified mail, so you get a confirmation that it has been received. 

Two weeks after the HR director has received the letter, you should call to follow-up the status of your application.

Sample 1 - Lab Assistant Cover Letter

Dear [Hiring Manager],

I am writing to apply for the lab assistant position at [Company Name]. I recently graduated from [University Name] with a degree in [Related Field].

I am excited about the opportunity to work as a lab assistant and am confident that my education and skills make me a strong candidate for the position. 

In my studies, I completed coursework in [Relevant Coursework] and gained experience with [Relevant Skills or Techniques].

In addition to my education, I have also completed an internship at [Internship Company] where I gained experience in [Relevant Experience]. This experience has given me a strong understanding of [Relevant Knowledge or Skills].

I am a hardworking and dedicated individual, and I am eager to apply my skills and knowledge in a professional setting. Thank you for considering my application. 

I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how I can contribute to your team as a lab assistant.

[Your Name]


Sample 2 - Lab Assistant Cover Letter

Jackie Newman
2699 Silver Street, Apt. 385
San Francisco, CA 54109

June 26, 2022

Karen Walters
Lab Tech Plus
149 Lab Street
San Francisco, CA 54100

Dear Ms. Walter:

I am submitting my resume in response to the recently advertised lab assistant position at Lab Tech Plus. I believe that my training and experience closely match your requirements.

Some key points that are relevant to this lab assistant position include:

  • Regularly assist lab technicians with schedule labs as needed
  • Successfully ran computerize manikins for simulation
  • Effectively perform pre-analytical processes including registration, ordering, patient identification, phlebotomy, specimen labeling, specimen verification, receipt and shipment
  • Repeatedly provide routine maintenance and clean-up of the lab. Including cleaning of standard laboratory utensils and glassware and the appropriate storage of instruments.

I am convinced that my commitment to excellence and the ability to function as an integral part of a team would allow me to make a valuable contribution to the tradition of excellence at Lab Tech Plus.

A challenging environment such as yours will give me the opportunity to make the best use of my skills and experience. I would welcome the opportunity to interview for this position and discuss how I can fulfill your lab assistant needs.

Please contact me via phone or email to arrange a mutually convenient time and date for us to meet.


Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.



Jackie Newman
Enclosure: Resume