Statistician Cover Letter Sample

Below are statistician cover letters to be enclosed with the applicant’s resume. It should be not more than one page, written in formal, business-style and sent by certified mail, so the applicant gets confirmation that it has been received. 

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

statistician cover letter sample

Donna Summer
456 Main Street
Columbia, NC 29996

February 8, 2019

Bernice Jackson
HR Manager
Department of Labor
Columbia, NC 29996

RE: Statistician, Ref# 123456, 02/01/2019

Dear Ms. Jackson:

I am submitting my resume in response to the recently advertised statistician  position at Department of Labor. I believe that my training and experience closely match your requirements and my additional qualifications in SAS programming will make me an asset to your organization.

Some key points that are relevant to this statistician position include:

  • I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Rutgers University.
  • I have experience in working with databases and large datasets.
  • My particular areas of expertise include working with internal and external clients to understand business need and requirements, identify project activities, and recommend alternative approaches and contingencies if appropriate.
  • I have proven myself to be a highly motivated statistician with the ability to remain focused in high stress environments.

I am convinced that my commitment to meeting clients expectations 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 Department of Labor.

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


Donna Summer