800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
Dear Mr./Ms. Alum:
I am a junior English major at the University of South
Carolina Upstate, and I have an upcoming internship interview with (insert their
company name) for (insert position title). This opportunity is very
interesting, and I would like to learn more about how I can stand out in the
Would you be open to a 10-minute phone call so that I
may ask you about the company culture and any experiences you have with the
My contact information is included below, and I look
forward to the possibility of speaking with you in the near future. Thank
you for considering my request.
I am a senior marketing major at USC Upstate who is
interested in discovering more about public relations. Consider
adding one more line highlighting a connection or other area of common interest
you may have. I found your contact information through the
Alumni Association directory.
Would you be open to a 15 minute phone call to discuss
public relations as a possible career path? I would like to ask you about
your experience and for your advice on breaking into the field. Give the contact a time frame and topics to be discussed. The
more specific you can be on discussion topics, the more productive the phone
call will be.
My contact information is included below. I am
sure you have many demands on your time, so I thank you for considering my
request. I hope to speak with you soon!
I would like to thank you for meeting with me the
morning of the 25th. Your advice was very helpful and I have
contacted Ms. Amy Smith as you suggested. In addition to that contact,
since our meeting I have actively pursued job openings with ABC Inc., XYZ Ltd.,
From time to time, I would like to drop you a quick
note to keep you updated on my progress if that would be alright. If
there is anything I can do to assist you, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you again for your time and insights!
First Time User
Career Services Office Hours
HoursMonday - Friday8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Jessie SahmsCareer Services CoordinatorPhone: 864-503-5124
Kristen Bryant Perry
Career Services Advisor
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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