Quick Guide: Asking for Letters of Recommendation via Email

The Spring semester is prime time for internship applications, which typically means students are requesting letters of recommendation from professors, mentors, and other professional networks. The infographic below from the Claremont McKenna’s Center for Writing and Public Discourse outlines some important steps and reminders when asking a professor for a letter of recommendation via email. These guidelines can help you approach a faculty member and make your request in a direct and mindful manner. (Click image to enlarge.)

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