How long after an interview should you send the thank you email? Does anybody have a good template? I'm not looking to copy-and-paste the template, I just want to see what a good thank you email looks like.
How Soon Should I Send My Thank You Note?
Your email should be sent within 24 hours. If you are interviewing in a summer analyst - super day setting, decisions are often made about candidates at the end of the day. With this in mind, sending your email before the end of the day is beneficial if you keep it simple and make sure that it is error free.
Sooner is usually better than later in these scenarios as you want the interviewers to know that you sent your email before they are making their decision. If looking between two different otherwise equal candidates, just the act of sending a thank you email could set you apart in that scenario.
Check out another thread about After Interview Emails to learn more.
Thank You Email Template
Your email should reiterate your interest in the firm as well as touch on a specific point that came up in the interview. This demonstrates that you remember the interview and put thought into the thank you note.
Hi First Name Here,
I wanted to thank you for taking time to interview me today for the Bank of America Investment Banking program. I really appreciated having the opportunity to learn about your experience in the TMT group and your experience working on the AT&T - Time Warner Deal. After hearing more about the collegial and supportive nature of the firm, I would really love to have the chance to intern with the firm this summer.
Thanks again for your time. I hope to hear from you soon.
Check out the below video for more tips on putting together your thank you note.
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