References
 


KEYS
A typical structure is as follows:
  • Get the reference's permission. Inform all references, in advance, of your intentions. Send them a copy of the job description and your resume. This will help them should the prospective employer call or ask for a letter of reference.
  • Tell them why you are applying for that particular position.
  • Be sure that he or she knows you well.
  • Three [3] - Five [5] references is more than enough [Unless otherwise stated or requested]
  • Send all references a thank you note.

Components of a List of References

Your Name . . . Contact information [Address, Telephone Number, Email, etc.]

Name of Reference
Title/ Position
Employer
Street Address
City, State, ZIP
Telephone Number
Email Address [If applicable]



Sample List of References

Mr. Adam Roe 1717 Madison Avenue, Chicago, IL 45208 Telephone: (800) 232-9898 Email: yourname@email.edu
______________________________________________________________


REFERENCES

Mr. CARLOS RICHARD, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Rover Hills Graduate School of Education
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone (800) 496-4500


Ms. MARTHA PINA
Assistant Director
Admissions
Wren School
Chicago, IL 06258
Telephone (747) 963-6100


Mr. PETER MOORE, Jr.
History Professor
Main Frame College
Main Frame, VT 05753
Telephone (800) 443-5166


Ms. AYANNA HALL
Recruiting Coordinator
Career Center
Winsor College
Winsor, MA 02181
Telephone (800) 288-8000