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43 Kazeem Street, Alapere, Ketu. Lagos State. 28th March, 2012.

The Registrar, Bells University of Technology, Ota Ogun State.

Dear Sir, Application for Graduate Assistant Position I write to apply for the post of a Graduate Assistant in the department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering at the above named institution. I am a graduate of Electrical/Electronics Engineering (Power Systems Option) with a CGPA of 4.45/5.00 from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Presently, I am on my Masters of Science program in Electrical Power Systems at the University of Lagos and should be rounding off by August, 2012. I am extremely interested in obtaining a departmental position at the Bells University of Technology, as its departmental programs have a stellar reputation that is known nationwide. I believe that my years of academic training, awards and results achieved as well as relevant work experience as a teaching assistant and Course Representative have prepared me to be an effective tutor, researcher and instructor in your department. My M.Sc Thesis is quite unique and under the supervision of the renowned Prof. C.C Okoro of the University of Lagos. It is titled Operational Characteristics and Fault Performance of an Induction Machine Fed from a Six-Step Inverter. It required that I built a Pulse-Width Voltage Source Inverter and use its output to feed one of the Squirrel Cage Induction Machines in the Lab. A wide range of theoretical and practical experience was gained in the field of Inverters and operations of Electrical Rotating Machines. I intend to publish a technical paper on this soon. I also occupy the position of the Course Representative of my class which has enabled me acquire a great deal administrative, communication, interpersonal and managerial skills which is very essential for the desired position being applied for. As an undergraduate, I was given the post of a teaching assistant in the department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, by virtue of my excellent academic record, passion and dedication in my academics. I took tutorials, graded test and laboratory scripts of lower level undergraduates and also assisted lecturers in research works. This led to me co-publishing two papers then namely;

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Pre and Post Evaluation and Contingency Analysis of 330kV Nigerian National Grid Using Matlab. Innovative Solar Tower Power Plant with a Co-Generative Organic Vapour Driven Turbine.

Notable Among my achievements and awards include i) Higher Education Engineering Challenge Finalist (UNILAG 2008) ii) Late Prof C. Okpara Award for the best graduating student of Electrical/Electronics Engineering Department of FUTO. iii) 2003 Best Graduating Student of Baptist Academy, Obanikoro (Seven Distinctions and one Credit)

In conclusion, I am certain I have a calling into the noble academic profession and I eagerly anticipate that the opportunity to do so, be granted to me. I would enjoy discussing this position with you at your convenient time. In the meantime, I am enclosing my Curriculum Vitae, academic records, results and NYSC Discharge Certificate. Letters of recommendation will arrive once requested. If you require any additional materials or information, I am happy to supply it. I could be reached through my mobile number 08032231236/08187538622 or Thank you very much for your consideration.

Yours faithfully

Ichetaonye Onyekachi Alex