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.
Sample 2 - Lab Assistant Cover Letter
2699 Silver Street, Apt. 385
San Francisco, CA 54109
June 26, 2022
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.
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