January 22, 2013
How to Write A Music Industry Cover Letter
☑Your contact information
☑ Address the cover letter to the right person and company
☑ How did you find the job? Especially if you found it through a contact.
☑ What are some of your related accomplishments (work with a band, playing music, other internships) and hard skills (Microsoft Office, social media)?
☑ How can you help the company?
☑ What will make you a good intern?
☑ What do you want to learn and how will this internship help?
☑ What do you like about the company?
☑ Why do you want to intern at that company? Be specific.
☑ Keywords from the job description if appropriate and the application is online
☑ What department are you interested in, if applicable?
☑ Don't forget to attach your resume
☑ Don't forget to proofread
☑ If your cover letter is in an email, keep it short and concise
☑ If your cover letter is a formal document, use formal business formatting