Credit Suisse Cover Letter

Credit Suisse Cover Letter

26 November 2012

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Ricardo Marques de Sousa 30A Bath Street Leamington Spa Warwickshire CV31 3AE

Credit Suisse One Cabot Square London E14 4QJ Dear Sir or Madam, I am currently a third year Warwick University student on a four year Masters in Physics course, eager to secure a place on Credit Suisse’s prestigious summer internship program. An experience at the Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas (LIP), as an intern analyst in the area of high energy cosmic rays, whilst interesting, revealed to be mechanical, repetitive and slow paced with little professional advancement. It was during a careers fair at Warwick University, that the dynamic and competitive nature of the finance industry was brought to my attention. Subsequently I attended presentations held by various firms, including Credit Suisse, each describing the wide spectrum of divisions and opportunities offered by the sector and the firms. The Investment Banking division was described to be fast paced, exciting and intellectually challenging thus appealing to me greatly. Networking with individuals such as Omri Lumbrosso and Andrew Burton, provided a window to the significant responsibilities given to intern analysts and how the skills I have collected can benefit the firm. This further fuelled my motivation to learn more about the industry, division and firm, thus leading me to take a finance module this year and become an avid reader of the Economist. My degree course has provided me with significant analytical and problem solving skills, regularly used in various modules and group laboratory experiments, which were successfully researched, planned and executed, submitting a collective scientific report at the end. I have also developed a passion for my training in ZSK Chinese Kickboxing, which in turn has taught me determination, confidence and discipline, which I believe to be critical in any working environment. Balancing academics, sports and my continuous...

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