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Dear Mr./Ms. (Last name): I am writing to apply for the position of Graduate Trainee (Job Code 17) in your Dubai office that I saw published on your website yesterday. I will soon graduate from Zayed University with a Bachelor of Business Sciences (concentration in marketing), so I believe that I have the right background for this job. During my university career, I successfully completed courses in the fields of marketing, finance, leadership and IT. I am interested in applying what I have learned in different departments, while growing professionally in the dynamic and innovative environment that your company offers. As you can see from my enclosed resume, I have participated in numerous extra-curricular activities. These have allowed me to develop important skills in the areas of leadership, organization, communication and team work management. For example, at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival I served as team leader and coordinator of a student volunteer group.
Describe and your past achievements and transferable skills. Give a specific example if possible. If you have any work experience, you can mention that here, describing also what you did and how it matches your job announcement. Refer to the job ad and summarize why you are qualified. Connect with your reader (use I-you pronouns)

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I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss how my background can benefit your company. Please call 963 114589 or email youremail@hotmail.com at your convenience. I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, (Your signature)

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Working in Du Company From: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA9/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DU&cws=1&rid=17

Graduate Trainee

Location:

Dubai

Job Code:

17

Employment type:

Permanent - Full time

# of openings:

15

Description

Job Purpose: To provide young nationals with the opportunity to develop themselves in the company across various departments and sections. The aim is to develop potential leaders who are able to continue our journey of excellence, who are able to live our brand values and our mission striving towards establishing our vision. Qualification: Post Graduation, Bachelor or Higher Diploma in various field such as; Business, IT or Engineering. Experience: No experience is required, maximum 2 years of experience.

Core Competencies:

Team Work & Co-operation Communication Organizational Commitment Achievement and Motivation Flexibility Innovation and Creativity Time Management