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    Hi there,

    I'm in the process of completing an application for a grad scheme.

    The application includes 4 job specific questions (300 words each) including:

    Why do you want to work for us?
    What specifically attracts you to this role?



    My question is - is it still necessary to write and attach a cover letter on the 'attachments' tab? or is your CV enough?

    I guess what i've written for the above questions covers pretty much what I'd write in a cover letter?

    Any advice would be appreciated!

    Thank you.
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    (Original post by JME1993)
    Hi there,

    I'm in the process of completing an application for a grad scheme.

    The application includes 4 job specific questions (300 words each) including:

    Why do you want to work for us?
    What specifically attracts you to this role?



    My question is - is it still necessary to write and attach a cover letter on the 'attachments' tab? or is your CV enough?

    I guess what i've written for the above questions covers pretty much what I'd write in a cover letter?

    Any advice would be appreciated!

    Thank you.
    Your cover letter would contain things from those 2 questions anyway so I don't think it's needed since you'll just be repeating yourself. Unless it specifically asks for one, then I would send one. Most of the graduate applications I sent off did not require one.
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    Your cover letter would contain things from those 2 questions anyway so I don't think it's needed since you'll just be repeating yourself. Unless it specifically asks for one, then I would send one. Most of the graduate applications I sent off did not require one.
    Thank you. That's what I thought. Just wasn't sure whether a cover letter would be expected or not.

    On the 'attachments' tab where it prompts you to attach any relevant documents, it says 'e.g. Resume, cover letter, transcripts, references'...
 
 
 
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