Nuts and Bolts of Asking for a Recommendation Letter

This hands-on workshop will provide you with practical guidance  on how to approach and request recommendation letters from professors, PIs, academic advisors, or other professional contacts. During the workshop, you will learn how to choose the right person to ask, make a polite and compelling request, and follow up with your contacts. We will also discuss common mistakes to avoid when asking for recommendation letters and strategies for building strong relationships with potential recommenders. By the end of the workshop, you will have the knowledge and confidence to request recommendation letters that will help you  achieve your academic and professional goals.

When:  Wed., April 26th4-5:30 p.m. 
Where: E19-202 (50 Ames St.)

Pre-registration is required to participate. Drinks and refreshments will be provided.

NOTE: The workshop is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council in collaboration with the Writing and Communication Center

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