Graduate Assistant Cover Letter Guidelines

● When writing a cover letter for graduate assistant job application, prove your abilities by using evidences from your profile.

● You can use graphics to strikingly highlight the most important aspects about yourself that will compel the reader to thoroughly read the whole of your letter.

● Use error-free language and get your letter proofread by a family member before sending.

● Follow the sample below to write an effective graduate assistantship cover letter.

Related: Graduate Assistant Cover Letter Sample 2

Cover Letter Sample for Graduate Assistant Resume


5683 Pedro Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 73827
Residence: 837-666-4785

December 14, 2014

Ms. Stacy Sanders
Hiring Officer
University of Hawaii
Office of Research Services
2440 Campus Road, Box 368
Honolulu, HI 96822


Dear Ms. Sanders:

Grades and academics alone do not matter, what matters more is a strong professional career with a mix of educational excellence and relevant working experience to increase a student’s likelihood of getting hired by leading companies around the globe. This is the major reason why I desperately want to avail the opportunity and become a graduate assistant at University of Hawaii, as advertised on the bulletin board.

Being your enrolled student in the Masters in Business Administration degree program, I am completely aware of the fact that UOH is institution which is committed to a core policy of excellence at any level. Considering your job description, I have a working knowledge of:

✔ Providing support to the graduate program
✔ Assisting in graduate admissions process
✔ Scanning of paper files and organizing a digital database
✔ Helping students to identify and apply for competitive scholarships
✔ Responding inquiries from prospective graduate students
✔ Organizing meeings and events

With my relevant skills and enthusiasm, I would welcome the opportunity to discuss with you how I could make valuable contributions to the success of University of Hawaii. I will call your secretary next week about a good time to meet you. If you require any additional information, please contact me on my email address and mobile number mentioned above.

Thank you very much for your time and consideration.


Truly yours,

Eyer Stinson

Enc. Resume