Reference Writing Guide

When asked to write a student reference for a job, internship or scholarship, you may have questions about what to include or omit. The National Association of Colleges and Employers provides clear guidelines for completing references in their Suggested Guideline for Writing References. This guide summarizes important points for career services staff, faculty, employers, and other reference givers to remember. Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us at (540) 458 - 8595 or e-mail