Engineering Cover Letter Template – Format Sample & Example

Writing a cover letter may have some different reasons like to represent a project assignment, application for admission in College or Job or internship etc. Cover letter is an essential part of your whole application because it gives a brief image of your requirement.

Engineering Cover Letter Format

To write such a cover letter, there may be different procedures for different streams. Engineering is a professional as well as technical field so such letters should look quite professional as well as technical(only keywords) or as per the requirement.

Still, for your convenience, a general format is provided below. Also, more samples are available with us on our page, if you required.

Format steps:

  1. One main heading : This will describe what are you writing about. Many a times it is the same heading which you are provided with too write about.
  2. Body or cover letter content : It is essential that you must not deviate from the topic which heading is explaining. Whatever be the intent of the topic, you must write relevant information while writing the cover letter. 

It is considerable that how you start, you can begin with some background information and come in to present or current knowledge of the topic and finish with some of your own views and inputs.

You can mention a few facts too and some interesting knowledge right from literature, but in your own language. It is recommended that you must not copy or paste, it might get your cover letter and application rejected. 

As you finish, you can just write ‘Thanks for reading’ or ‘Sincerely’ etc. followed by your name. It is important to keep it decent and crisp but much explanatory and fully complete. Get a check on spellings and grammatical mistakes before sending. For your reference, few samples and some tips are also provided below in this article. 

How To Write An Engineering Cover Letter

There are few points which are as below, can be used to write an engineering cover letter-

  • A cover letter gives a brief idea about your whole agenda so should be kept short and simple.
  • It should be well- framed with all your requirements or interests and clearly specify your main agenda.
  • Subject line must be given.
  • Be truthful with your words and requirements/interests.
  • Be humble in writing and selecting words, this gives a good and gentle impression to the reader.
  • Sometimes cover letter is not being given so much importance and reader moves directly to other documents attached so make your letter quite attractive too like by bold some key points etc.
  • Make your letter look quite professional and use technical words if required- like whenever you applied for an engineering internship or job, you can use your specialization or interests.

Sample Engineering Cover Letter Example

Civil Engineering Cover Letter

To,
Robert
Administration
9246 Addison Avenue
Mcallen, TX 78501

Subject- Cover letter- Application for College Admission in Civil Engineering.

Dear Sir/Ma’am,
I,as a student of Science background, have applied for admission in your college.I want to start my further studies in the field of Civil Engineering due to my interest. I have also checked all the available relevant admission related data on your website and found your college a best place to learn Civil Engineering. I have attached my application and other documents along with this letter. I do humbly request you to please do check the same and approve it for the next level of process. I am really grateful for your appreciation towards me    

It would be very pleasant for me to hear from you on this.

Attachments- Application Copy and other required documents.   

Thanking You,

Yours Sincerely

John
California     

Electrical Engineering Cover Letter

To,
Mr. Alex
Training Cell
7858 Newcastle St.
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Subject- Cover Letter- Application for joining Internship in Electrical Engineering. 

Dear Sir,
Referring the advertisement recently uploaded at your website and some social media sites regarding the upcoming Internship programmes to be held at your organisation, I, as a student of third year in Electrical Engineering at XYZ College of Engineering Pittsburgh, want to join the workshop to enhance my learning on practical grounds. Although I have gone through various practicals during my last semester in college studies but I am really enthusiastic to join and experience the real work environment.

I have also gone through the whole index of areas to be covered during the internship and that made me more excited as some are very close to my interests too. Kindly consider my application for this programme and grant me your kind approval. 

I am heartily thankful for your consideration and understanding. It will be really pleasant to hear from you soon.

Thanking You.

Yours Sincerely,
Peter
Pittsburgh

Mechanical Engineering Cover Letter

To,
Mr. John Smith
3 Amerige Court
Morrisville, PA 19067

Subject- Cover Letter- Application for Internship in Mechanical Engineering.

Dear Sir,
With the reference of recent advertisements at your website and social media sites for the application to join Internship in Mechanical Engineering specifically in “Gas Pipeline and Services”. I, as a student wants to apply for joining this programme and learn best in upgrade my knowledge and skill-set and at the same time get some hands-on experience. I have also seen the desired eligibility criteria mentioned on your website for the application where I found myself as eligible.

I am currently doing engineering and having practical lab work experience in City Gas Pipeline Network Designing. And I would like to continue and learn much more in the same field so that I could enhance my practical experience and pursue best ahead.

Kindly accept my application for the next process and grant your approval. 

Thanking you for your consideration and understanding.

Yours Sincerely,

Wil Hern
Manhattan

Computer Engineering Cover Letter

To,
Mr. Jonson Smith
88 Third St.
Pittsford, NY 14534

Dear Sir

I am a student of Computer Science Engineering in ABC College of Engineering, California, and I am writing you with my sincere solicitation for seeking your kind consideration of my attached application for a two month summer internship programme going to be held at your organisation. 

I have also gone through the whole programme agenda and specified areas through your website and social media.With reference to that, I am looking to apply for the topic “C++ and JAVA Programing” due to my personal interests. Thanking You for your understanding and consideration.

It would be really pleasant to hear from you soon.    

Yours Sincerely,

Will Hern
Manh

Chemical Engineering Cover Letter

To,
Mr. Jnson Smith
54 Fremont Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037

Dear Sir

This is with the reference of recent notification at your website for the recent applications for Chemical Engineering Internship programme in Biofluid Mechanics. I, as a student of third year Chemical Engineering looking to apply for this training programme to learn some hands-on experience with upgrading my knowledge and skills. I have also checked the desired eligibility criteria through the notification where I found myself eligible in all respects.

I as an engineering student having a short practical learning experience in Biofluid Mechanics “ABC Pipelines Services”. And I would like to learn more by continuing in the same field so that I could enhance my practical experience and achieve best in future.

Yours Sincerely,

William
USA

Petroleum Engineering Cover Letter

To,
Mr. Smith
942 East Division Court
Hamburg, NY 14075

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I am a student of Petroleum Science Engineering in XYZ College of Engineering, California, and I am writing you with my sincere request for seeking your kind consideration of my attached application for the three months of summer internship programme going to be held at your organisation. 

I have also checked the whole programme topics and specified areas from your website and social media.With reference to that, I am looking to apply for the topic Integrated Reservoir Management (Capstone) as because to my personal interests.I am thankful to you for your understanding and consideration.


Yours Sincerely,

Hernandez
Californias

Aerospace Engineering Cover Letter

To,
Mr. son Smith
8135 E. Mill Pond Dr.
Tampa, FL 33604

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I am a student from science stream and looking to begin my further studies in Aerospace Engineering Course due to my personal interest “Aerodynamics and Space Technologiesfor which I have recently appeared and qualified the State Entrance test. As the admissions are opened for fresh applications, I am interested to apply for Aerospace Engineering course at your college(or mention College name). Kindly do consider my application for admission and grant your approval on the same. I will be really grateful for your appreciation and consideration. I am also attaching all the asked documents for the  required further scrutiny.

It would be pleasant to hear from you soon.  

Yours Sincerely,

Will nandez
United States

Quality Engineer Cover Letter

To,

TTCPipelines

Dear Sir,

Through the reference of recent advertisements at your website and social media regarding the recruitment of Quality Engineers in “Natural Gas Pipeline Laying”. I do wish to apply and join this position of Quality Engineer at your Organisation. I am holding a 2 years of work experience in Quality engineering from XYZ Pipelines where I worked as a Level-1 Quality Engineer. 

It will be really pleasurable for me to join and work at CBC Pipelines for “Quality Assurance and Service”.I hope positively to learn best to upgrade my knowledge and skill-set and at the same time putting my hands in achieving the desired milestones set by the Company. I have also checked the expected eligibility criteria for the application where I found myself well-eligible for the said post.

Thanking you for your understanding and consideration for next level process.

Yours Sincerely,

Johni
Sri Lanka

Entry Level Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Tiwari Vivek
8803 High St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

With the reference of recent advertisements added at your website and also at social media sites for the recent openings for Entry Level Engineers in Design and Manufacturingat your organisation. I, as a fresher passed my engineering this year in Industrial Production Engineering and looking for a job as an Entry Level Engineer to learn best to upgrade my knowledge and skills and at the same time putting my hands in achieving the desired goals of the Company. I have also gone through the desired eligibility criteria for the application where I found myself well-eligible for the said post.

I as an engineer having a short Internship experience in Design from “ABC Semiconductors”. Kindly do consider my application for the next level. Thankful to you for your understanding and consideration.

Yours Sincerely,

Methews
Colombo

Technical Support Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Vivek Singh
BlueLine Hotel,Kolkata

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

Referring to the notice recently uploaded at your website and some social media sites regarding the recent openings for Tech. Support at your organisation. I am currently working as a Level-1 Engineer at XYZ IT Services and now looking to join as Tech Support Engineer. So please do consider my attached application and CV for your perusal.

I hope that joining your organisation will help me to improve myself in the perspectives of both knowledge and skills for better service delivery.

Thanking you for your understanding and consideration.It will be really pleasant to hear from you soon. 

Yours Sincerely,

Wiillian Singh
Wellington

Test Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Shivam Tiwari
BlueLine Transfres,Kolkata

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I have recently seen the openings at your Company’s website that the recruitment is going to be started for Software Test Engineers. I am currently working as a Level-1 Software engineer with ABC Softwares Incorporation and interested to join your organisation as Software Test Engineer due to my interest in Software testing. I have learned some software programming languages like C++,JAVA, .net etc. I have attached documents along with my application regarding my overall work experience and learnings in current organisation.

I have also gone through the desired eligibility criteria for the application where I found myself well-eligible for the said post. 

Kindly do consider my application for the next level of process. Thanking you for your understanding and consideration.

Yours Sincerely,

Shivam Singh
London

Industrial Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Amit Sharma
Line Tours,Kolkata

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

With the reference of recent notice added at your website and social media sites regarding the recent openings for inviting Industrial Engineers applications in “Machine Automation. I, as a fresher(or with experience) completed my engineering course in Industrial Engineering this year and looking to apply for this job to learn and upgrade my knowledge and skill-set, similarly at the same time putting my hands in achieving the desired goals of the Company. I have also seen the added eligibility criteria for the application where I found me eligible to apply.

I am also having a short Internship experience in Machine Automation “ABC Pipelines Services”. And I would like to continue and learn much more in the same field so that I could enhance my practical experience. Kindly accept my application and give me a chance to show my best gratitude towards my team and company.

Yours Sincerely,

Amit Singh Washing
UK

IT Support Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Amit Tiwari
Line Travels,Kolkata

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

Referring to the recently uploaded advertisement at your website and some social media sites regarding the recent openings for IT Support at your organisation. I am currently working as a Level-1 Engineer at XYZ IT Services and now looking to join as IT Support Engineer. I have also gone through the desired eligibility criteria for the application where I found myself eligible for the said post. So please consider my attached application and CV for your perusal.

I hope that joining your organisation will help me to improve my knowledge and skills for better service delivery.

Thanking you for your understanding and consideration.It would be pleasant for me to hear from you soon. 

Yours Sincerely,

Happy Singh
Uttrakhand

Project Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Ajay Singh
RedLine Hotels,Noida

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

With the reference of advertisements recently updated at your company's website for inviting applications for Project Engineers in “City Gas Distribution Project”.I do wish to apply and join this position at your Organisation.I am having 3 years of work experience as Project engineer from XYZ GAS Inc. where I worked as a Level-2 Engineer and taken care of project in various capacities. 

It will be really pleasurable for me to work your organisation for “City Gas Pipeline Network Project”.I also expect to learn best to upgrade my knowledge during work and at the same time add my work in achieving the desired milestones of the Company. I have also checked and understood the desired eligibility criteria and policy of selection where I found myself eligible for the post.

Thanking you for your understanding and consideration for next process.

Yours Sincerely,

Ankit Misra
Delhi

Process Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Aman Mathur
RedLife Industries,Haryana

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I have recently seen the openings added at your Company’s website that the recruitment is going to be started for Process Engineers for the “Production of Petrochemicals”.I, as a fresher engineering graduate and passed my course this year in Process Engineering and looking for a job as a first level Process Engineer to learn best to upgrade my knowledge and skill-set. I saw the desired eligibility criteria added along with application where I found considered myself eligible in almost all respects.

I as an engineering candidate having a short-term Internship experience in Process Chemistry and Flowsheeting from “AB Chemical Associates Inc.”. Kindly consider my application for the next level of process. Thanking you for your best understanding and consideration.Yours Sincerely,

Aman Singh
Noida

Petroleum Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Shivam Singh
Red-Line,Noida NCR

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

Referring to the notification recently uploaded at your company’s website and advertisements at social media sites regarding the recent openings for Petroleum Engineers for “Explorations and Production” at your organisation. I am currently working as a Junior Engineer at XYZ and now wish to join your organisation as a Petroleum Engineer with some upgradation on the basis of my current skills and experience. I have also gone through the desired eligibility criteria for the application where I found me eligible for the said post. So please consider my attached application and with my updated CV for your perusal.

I do expect that association with your organisation will help me to improve my knowledge and skills for better service delivery.

Thanking you for your understanding and consideration.It would be pleasant to hear from you soon. 

Shekh
Noida

Automation Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Vikas Gupta
VioletLine,Kalindi

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

With the recent openings launched at your Company’s website for the recruitment of Level-1 Automation Engineers for the “System Dynamics and Simulation”.I, as a fresher completed my graduation this year in Automation Engineering and looking for a job as a first level Automation Engineer to learn best to upgrade my knowledge and skill-set and at the same time working to achieve the desired goals of the Company. So I am really enthusiastic to join and experience the real work environment. I have also gone through the desired eligibility criteria for the application and found myself well-eligible.

I as an engineer have also done a short Internship experience in Simulation from “ABC Automation Inc.”. Kindly consider my application for the next level of process. I am really thankful to you for your understanding and appreciation.

Shivam Sharma
New Delhi

Software Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Akash Singh
Hawk Industries,Delhi

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I have recently seen the openings at your Company’s website that the recruitment is under process for hiring Software Engineers. I am currently working as a Level-2 Software engineer with XZ Softwares Incorporation and interested to join your organisation as Software Engineer due to my interest in Web Designing. I have learned some Computer programming languages like JAVA, .net etc. I have also attached documents along with my application regarding my overall work experience and learnings in current organisation.

I have also gone through the desired eligibility criteria for the application where I found myself well-eligible for the said post.Kindly do consider my application for the next level of process. Thanking you for your understanding and acceptance.

William Hang
USA

System Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Anand Kumar
330 Fawn Street
Land O Lakes, FL 34639

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I have recently checked your company’s website and seen the notification for recruitment of System Engineers for managing Complex Systems like “Software integration and Robotics”. I have been working as Junior System Engineer at AB Infotech, California since last 1 year. I am willing to apply for the said post at your organisation as due to my personal interests.

My learnings and experiences with my current organisation have been wonderful and taught me various lessons.And I hope, if I’d get a chance to work with your organisation,it may help me to improve further my skills and knowledge.

Kindly do consider my application for the next level of process. Thanking you for your understanding and consideration.

Sachin Singh
9400 E. Southampton Dr.
Upland, CA 91784

 

Sales Engineer Cover Letter

To,
William Wonder
41 Elmwood Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

With the reference of sources in your company’s website and social media sites for the recruitment of Sales Engineers in “Industrial Marketing in Telecom”.I do wish to apply and join this position at your Organisation.I am having 2.5 years of work experience as Sales engineer from XYTelecom Inc. where I worked as a Level-1 Sales Engineer to serve the customers by sharing updated technical details of newly launched Telecom devices etc which helped consumers to choose better option as per their requirements. 

It will be really pleasurable for me to work your organisation for “Industrial Marketing”.I also hope to grasp best to upgrade my knowledge and skill-set during work and at the same time achieving the desired milestones set by the Company. Kindly consider my attached application and CV for your next level of scrutiny.

Thanking you for your understanding and favour.

Anandi Singh
109 S. Lower River St.
Rockledge, FL 32955

Structural Engineer Cover Letter

To,
John Millar
58 Galvin Court
Garfield, NJ 07026

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

Referring the advertisement recently uploaded at your website regarding the recent openings for inviting new applications for Structural Engineers at your organisation for new projects under Civil Constructions. I am currently working as a Level-1 Structural Engineer at XYZ Civil Arts Inc. and now looking to join as Level-2 Structural Engineer. So I am willing to apply and join your Company.Please consider my attached application that I have also filed through online mode of application. I have also attached the documents related to my recent assignments with achievements. 

I hope that joining your organisation will help me to improve my knowledge and skills for developing best designs and structures .

Thanking you for your understanding and consideration.It would be pleasant to hear from you soon. 

William Warker
443 NW. Henry Smith Lane
Hartselle, AL 35640

Manufacturing Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Amitra
20 Garden Dr.
Howard Beach, NY 11414

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I have recently seen the openings at your Company’s website that the recruitment is under process for hiring Manufacturing Engineers. I have completed Manufacturing engineering course this year and interested to join your organisation as Manufacturing Engineer Trainee. I have learned some skills through practical experience from an Internship I attended this year in Integrated Manufacturing System for Modern Machine tool. I have also attached the documents along with my application as asked on the website.

I have also gone through the desired eligibility criteria for the application where I found myself well-eligible for the said post.Kindly do consider my application for the next level of process. Thanking you for your understanding and consideration.

John Millars
516 Hudson Lane
Willoughby, OH 44094

Biomedical Engineer Cover Letter

To,
William Parker
67 Joy Ridge Drive
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I am writing this with referring the recent openings at your company’s website for the new posts of Biomedical Engineers. As an engineer from the same field, I am interested to apply for the said post. Currently I am working with XYZ Biomed Inc. and my current area of work is Artificial Organs and Advanced prosthetics. I am expecting to learn more from your organisation and will attain a good position in the coming future. I have also read the whole selection process and eligibility criteria detailed on the website. I am attaching all the asked documents along with my application.  

Kindly consider and approve my application for the further process.Thanking you for your consideration and appreciation.

Anand Singh
177 Hillside Avenue
Pensacola, FL 32503

Engineer Cover Letter with No Experience

To,
Aman Sharma
Digital Agency,Kolkata

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

This is really pleasant to write you after seeing recent openings for beginners in the field of Electronics Engineering at your organisation. I am a graduate in Electronics Engineering having completed my graduation this year and now I am looking to join a reputed organisation for starting my career in the field of Engineering. I have also seen the selection policy and eligibility criteria where I found myself eligible in all desired respects. Here, I am also attaching my documents for further perusal.

Kindly do assess and approve my application for the next level of process. I am really thankful for your consideration.

Abhishek Singh
Noida

Software Engineer Cover Letter

To,
Vivek Singh
Web Agency,New Delhi

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I am currently working as a Software Engineer at XYZ Softcoms in Pittsburgh and have seen the recent openings at your company’s website for the recruitment of Sr. Software Engineer. I am having an experience of about 5years as a Software Engineer and I am interested to switch and join your organisation so that I could enhance my knowledge and skills. My core area of work has been Web design and Testing since 5 years so I wish to continue with the same. I am also attached my related relevant documents for your kind perusal.

Kindly consider my application for your next level of scrutiny.

I am really thankful to you for your consideration, it will be really pleasant to hear from you on this very soon.

Amit Singh
Gurgaon

Cover Letter for Fresh Graduate Engineer

To,
Ankit Singh
707 Hickory Court
Lawndale, CA 90260

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

We would like to inform you that our organisation has recently opened its recruitment for the new fresh graduates in the field of Engineering(mention Brach). Those who are eligible and interested can apply directly through the online career portal opened for applications in our Company’s website. Please do read all the mentioned policies related to selection process and follow strictly the eligibility criteria mentioned in website because the applicants will be shortlisted on that basis only.

Kindly make your registration timely and keep the registration no. for future reference. If you will be shortlisted by our HR team then we will call you to attend a personal interview.

Thanking you for showing your interest with us.

Willian Hander
New Delhi

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