Sample Letter of Reference
U N I V E R S I T Y
February 5, 2004
Director of Everyone
1111 Easy Street
Nice, MO 22113
Dear Mr. Brown:
Introduction: It is with
great enthusiasm that I write a recommendation for Susie Q for the
position of Graphic Artist. I have had the pleasure of being Ms. Park's
direct supervisor for the past two years. In that time, I have had the
opportunity to view her ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner,
develop creative and unique displays and to support difficult
implementation of web designs. In my 15 years in the graphic arts area
supervising over 25 student workers, Ms. Parks is a student who has made
a significant contribution to our area.
Body of Letter: Ms. Parks
single-handedly developed a new webpage to interact with students and
staff focusing on recycling and its impact on the campus community.
This multi-level web site included detailed questions and answers on the
subject, relevant notations on recycling sites and notations on further
Ms. Parks, upon her own initiative, is self-taught on
various publishing programs. This skill has come in handy on a number
of occasions when we needed assistance in producing brochures,
information on office resources and organizing other data in our
Not only are Ms. Park's programming and presentation
skills extraordinary, but her organizational skills are also exemplary.
She has been instrumental in developing a new method of organizing
volunteer hours in her recycling efforts which has optimized the talents
of the volunteers with the times they are most needed.
Closure: As you can see, we
have been delighted with the work of Ms. Parks. If you are looking for
an organized and articulate person to help as a graphic artist in the
area of web design, I can think of no better candidate than Susie Q.
Please feel free to contact me if you need additional information.
Graphic Arts Department
Office of Student Employment Services
901 South National Avenue Springfield, Missouri 65897-0089 (417)
836-JOBS Fax: (417) 836-7608
Email: [email protected]
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