Letter of Resignation
<Month spelled out, day, four digit year>
<Supervisor's Address or Division>
It is with great regret that I turn in my resignation from the position <position title> for <project name> at <company name>.
I have been offered a position with another company that enables me to pursue my goals of <whatever technical kind of work you want to insert>, in the <type of industry> industry. Since its compensation level is considerably higher and makes use of my <expensively acquired skill goes here> training, it is an opportunity that I cannot turn down.
I have notified <contract agency's name, if applicable>, and they are actively looking for my replacement <if you're permanent, omit this sentence>. My last day of work at <company name> will be <Month spelled out, day, four digit year>.
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for having been able to work with everyone in <department name goes here>. It's been a wonderful learning experience and I only regret that I could not stay longer.
Again, my deepest thanks to everyone at <company name>. It's been an honor to work with all of you.
<Your name goes here>
<Your title goes here>, <Your company name goes here only if you're a consultant>