Thank you Notes

It is always a good idea to send a short note of appreciation immediately following the interview. Thank you letters should be hand-written on nice stationary, or, in many cases, email may be appropriate. Reiterate your interest in the position and the company as well as your ability to do the job. Add specific reasons why you feel your background and skills are a match to the specific opportunity.

The letters below are only samples. It is best to be creative with your letters and not copy verbatim.

Thank you for offering me the opportunity to meet with you and to learn more about [company] and the [position] currently open.

Our discussion was especially interesting to me because of my background as a [position] and my skills in [field].

Please feel free to contact me to clarify any questions you may have.

I am very interested in the position and look forward to hearing from you.


Thank you for considering me for a position with your company. It would be exciting for me to become a part of your team.
If given the opportunity, I would offer ______ and ________ as well as my enthusiasm, and dedication.

I look forward to hearing your decision. Thank you for your time and interest.


Dear Mr./Ms. [Last name]:

Thank you for the opportunity to interview for the position of [position]. I was very impressed with you and [company].

After reviewing all aspects of this position, I believe that with my skills, experience and goals, I would be a valuable employee to you and your company [elaborate}.

I look forward to hearing your decision concerning my interview. Thanks so much for your time and interest.