Don't wait until the last minute to seek recommendations. People are busy, and your job search may fall during a hectic time for faculty or the corporate cycle. When selecting references, reach out to individuals who can speak to your work ethic, theoretical knowledge, and professional abilities. 

Always keep your recommenders informed on the status of your applications. Learn more by downloading our newest guide to Letters of Recommendation.

Digital Resources

Graduate Career Services has a Pinterest Page where we have gathered a wide variety of carefully selected online content that may be of interest to graduate students. Check out our Letters of Recommendation board for more tips and advice!