Quick Thank You Note Tips

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Quick Thank You Note Tips

Question: sezon312

@InternQueen after finishing an internship, do i send letters do the president (small co.) or the person who hired me or both?

Answer: Hi Sarah,

Thanks for your tweet. If you work for a small company and have been introduced to the president at one time or another, I do think you should send him/her a thank-you note along with another note to your direct supervisor and any other executives that have helped you over the summer. Below are a few quick Thank You note tips:

  1. Either purchase your own stationary or go the store and pick up professional looking Thank You notes in the card section. Get something basic that says Thank You on the front and is blank inside. You should be filling in the inside - not the card company.
  2. The inside of the note should thank the employer for the opportunity, reference specific tasks that you enjoyed doing, and mention how you look forward to staying in touch.
  3. Sign a Thank You note with "Best" or "Sincerely" unless you and your employer are on an "xo" basis. You are only on an "xo" basis with your employer if they have closed a note to you with that in the past.
  4. If you do purchase your own stationary, make sure to keep it simple and classy. When picking it out, think about if you would use the same stationary in 15 years - is it timeless? If the answer is yes, you are probably picking out the right stationary.