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7 tips to keep in mind as you ask faculty members to write letters of recommendation for you

I’m taking a break from writing letters of recommendations to write this post for those of you who are asking faculty members to write letters of recommendation for you. I’m writing letters for undergraduates seeking summer internships, graduating seniors seeking jobs, and doctoral students applying for faculty positions. Most students have done a really good […]

7 tips for recruiting references for jobs, internships and graduate school

A key part to the job process for most jobs is being able to provide references. You can make it through the first rounds of the application process based on your résumé or curriculum vitae, your portfolio, and your own interviewing skills. But for most jobs, contacting references is part of the process of narrowing […]