Resume Writing

Thank you letter Writing

Why you should write a thank you note

  • Shows why you want the job
  • Builds relationships with interviewers
  • Remind interviewers of qualifications

Tips

  • Proofread
  • Be concise
  • Proofread

When to send a thank you letter

You should always send a thank you letter as soon as possible after the interview; within 24 hours is ideal.


Thank You Letter Template

Dear [Interviewer’s Name],

[Opening line to thank them.] [Personalized statement regarding the interview and meeting them, the hiring manager, and/or the team.] [Sentence that builds on the discussions you had, and demonstrates your passion for the company and role.]
[Sentence about how excited you are to hear from them, which also sets you up to send a follow-up email later.] [Closing sentence thanking them again, and offers to provide further details if needed.]

[Sign-Off],
[Your Name]


Thank You Letter Example

Dear Jane Smith,

Thank you so much for taking the time to interview me today for the Global Finance Analyst position. I appreciated having the opportunity to learn more about the role and the team. It was great seeing how excited you are about the organizations missions and goals. I believe my project and co-op experiences will be extremely beneficial to the role and to the team!
I am looking forward to hearing back regarding the role. If there is any information you need from me, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Best regards,
Aaron Brown