Emailing smaller firms?

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Emailing smaller firms?

Postby Royal » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:39 pm

What is the protocol when contacting small firms to inquire about a 1L summer internship? Is email appropriate, or should you only snail mail? Should you make the email itself your cover letter, or construct a small email and then reference your attached cover letter and resume?


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Re: Emailing smaller firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:42 pm

Email is completely appropriate. The recruiting contacts and hiring people at these firms are largely young professionals who are much closer to your mindset than that of a stuffy conservative partner who prefers everything to be snail mail. I use the email to just express my interest, and reference that I attached a cover letter, resume, transcript, etc.

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