In a few month I am looking to apply a full time position (new grad.) in a company. In the recent past I had applied for similar role (intern) in the same company, and was rejected after one of a technical interview rounds.
Does it make sense, in the cover letter of the new application, to say something like "Thanks for interviewing me for [job role I applied before] in the past, it was a great learning opportunity. I had continued work on my knowledge and skill in [those things tested in past interview] and [those things listed in this job requirements]......" or should I better not mention my interview history in cover letter at all?