Cover letter for congressional internship

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, ZIP]
[Your Email]
[Today’s Date]

Honorable [Congressperson's Full Name]
[Address of the Congressperson's Office]
[City, State, ZIP]

Dear Representative [Congressperson's Last Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the summer internship position within your office that was recently advertised. I am a Political Science major at [Your University] with a keen interest in American politics. I believe that an internship within your office would provide invaluable experience and insight into the workings of Congress.

During my time at university, I have taken a variety of courses related to U.S. politics and have consistently been among the top students in my class. I have also been involved in [mention any relevant extracurricular activities or organizations]. These experiences have given me a solid foundation in the political landscape of our country and have further fueled my passion for politics.

I am particularly drawn to your office due to your work on [mention a policy, bill, or cause that the Congressperson has worked on that you are passionate about]. I admire your commitment to [mention what you admire about the Congressperson's work] and would be honored to contribute to your ongoing efforts.

I am confident that my academic background and passion for politics make me a strong candidate for this internship. I am eager to contribute my enthusiasm and up-to-date knowledge to your team and believe that I could bring valuable insights and ideas to your office.

Thank you for considering my application. I would be thrilled to further discuss my qualifications with you and am available at your earliest convenience.

[Your Name]

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