[Sample] Letter Requesting an Interview for Job

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Sample Letter Requesting An Interview For Job

[Name of Applicant]
[Address of Applicant]
[City, State, Zip Code]


[Name of Hiring Manager or Employer]
[Name of Museum]
[Address of Museum]
[City, State, Zip Code]

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RE: Requesting a job interview for the position of [Curator]

Dear [Name of Employer]:

This letter is to request an interview for the position of curator of the [Museum of Modern Art in City]. I came to know that the position was open from your advertisement on the Museum’s website. 

I believe that my education and experience in the field of fine arts makes me suitable to become part of your esteemed staff at the museum.

I graduated with honors from [Name of University] in [DATE] and received my Ph.D. in Art History from the same university on DATE.

I spent the next two years studying modern and classical art in several top museums in Europe including the Prado in Spain, the Louvre in Paris and the Tate Gallery in the UK.

The last six months of my time in England, I was the curator of a small modern art gallery, Name of Gallery, in London.

I have learned the responsibilities of the curator of a modern art collection, including delivering a coherent, financially viable and sustainable program for the museum, and I have directed three assistant curators.

I have conducted curatorial research and implemented several different exhibitions as well as contributing articles to the scholarly publication, [Name of Publication].

I admire the strong support given to the [Name of Museum] by the local government and citizens, and would like to be a part of your forward-looking team.

During my vacations while an undergraduate, I supported this city’s public art program and helped recruited sculptures from internationally known artists throughout the world.

I would like to request an interview for the position of [Curator] at a time that is convenient for you. I can be reached at [Phone Number] or at [Email Address], and will call you in [10 days] to arrange an appointment.

Thank you for taking the time to consider my application.


[Signature of Applicant]
[Printed Name of Applicant]
List of Enclosures: resume