How to write a Cover Letter for Fresh Graduates With No Experience


In this brief article, we will learn how to write a brilliant cover letter for fresh graduates and those people who have no previous work experience.

If you are applying for a job and you want to submit a brilliant cover letter with it, make sure you read this article very well because it will help you be successful.

How to Write a Cover Letter With No Experience

Below are the things this article will cover:

  • 3 very important tips for writing a brilliant cover letter for fresh graduates and those people with no work experience.
  • Example of cover letter to use that is guaranteed to grab the attention of the hiring manager. Your cover letter has to grab their attention.

What is a cover letter and how long should it be?

A cover letter accompanies a CV or resume, and it is a shortened one page document. It only needs to be one page that explains why you are applying for the job.

There’s a couple of things you can do to make your cover letter stand out, especially if you are a fresh graduate or someone with no previous work experience.

3 Tips for Writing a brilliant Cover Letter

Below are those three really important tips for writing a brilliant cover letter.

  • Tip 1: When writing your cover letter, keep it short (one page). It must be concise and to the point.

Remember, the hiring manager has to read through lots of cover letters, so yours has to stand out and grab their attention. So keep it just to one page.

  • Tip 2: Make sure you use positive and engaging words in your cover letter to grab the attention of the hiring manager.

The hiring manager has lots of cover letters to read through, and you can grab their attention by using brilliant, positive and engaging words.

  • Tip 3: Make sure your cover letter is free from grammar, punctuation, and spelling mistakes.

If there are mistakes in your cover letter, it will get rejected simply because one of the most important skills needed in all job roles is attention to detail.


How to write a cover letter for fresh graduates and no experience candidates

Below is a brilliant example cover letter to use for fresh graduates and those people with no previous work experience.

When you start your cover letter, include your full name, address and insert the date of the cover letter in the top right hand corner of the document.

Full name

Address line 1

Address line 2

Address line 3

Insert Date

Dear Sir/Madam,

RE: Application for [Insert the name of the position you are applying for]

I am attaching my CV/resume supporting my application for the above position.

I am applying for the role because I have the skills and qualities to match the job description and become a high-performing employee for your company.

My key strengths include resourcefulness, adaptability to change, commercial awareness, collaboration skills and positivity.

I already have a track record of achievement in life and I aim to replicate the same success for your company. Some of my key achievements to date include [you can include some of your own key achievements]: These are examples:

  • Attaining excellent grades at college;
  • Winning team sporting events at school;
  • Raising money for charity and good causes.

I understand I must work hard for my employer to enable them to meet their commercial and strategic objectives and my hunger to learn and enthusiasm will be valuable assets to your team.

Thank you for considering my application and I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully

[Insert your full name here]

Telephone number: [Insert Telephone Number Here]

Email: [Insert Email Address Here]

Make sure your answer phone message on your cell phone is professional sounding. Make sure it’s professional and also make sure your email address is professional too. All of these things will definitely help.

Thank you so much for reading this article and I wish you all the best for getting hired and passing your job interview.