Cover Letter Security Clearance Template

By The Diversity Employment Team - Published on: Feb 10, 2024

[Your Full Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP Code]
[Your Phone Number]
[Your Email Address]
[Date]

[Hiring Manager’s Name]
[Company Name]
[Company Address]
[City, State ZIP Code]

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my keen interest in the [Specific Security Position] at [Company Name]. As a graduate in [Your Degree, e.g., “Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity”] from [Your University, e.g., “University of Washington”], my academic background and professional experience make me a strong candidate for this role.

In my current role as [Your Current Job Title, e.g., “Security Analyst”] at [Your Current or Previous Company, e.g., “XYZ Corporation”], I have had the opportunity to [Relevant Responsibility or Achievement #1 from Resume, e.g., “conduct security analysis to identify vulnerabilities and implement information security measures”]. Additionally, my experience as [Another Job Title, e.g., “Security Intern”] provided me with a solid foundation in [Relevant Responsibility or Achievement #2 from Resume, e.g., “assisting in the development of security policies and procedures”].

I hold certifications such as [Certification #1 from Resume, e.g., “Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)”] and [Certification #2 from Resume, e.g., “Security+ Certification”], which have equipped me with advanced knowledge and best practices in the security domain.

What excites me about the opportunity at [Company Name] is [Specific detail about the company or position that appeals to you, e.g., “your commitment to innovative security solutions and proactive risk management”]. I am confident that my skills in [Specific Skill from Resume, e.g., “information security”] and [Another Specific Skill from Resume, e.g., “cybersecurity”] align well with the requirements and objectives of the [Specific Security Position].

I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how my expertise can be a valuable asset to [Company Name]. Please find my resume attached for further details about my experience and achievements. I am available at your earliest convenience for an interview.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of contributing to your team.

Warm regards,

[Your Full Name]

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