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Develop Quality References
A "reference" is a person that you've worked for or with in the past who can verify and elaborate on your academic or professional experience for a potential employer.
For more information on how to leverage professional references, click on the icon below to watich a Career Spot video.
The following are good examples of typical references:
You may also have people who know you well, but are NOT good examples of references because they have not worked with you in a primarly academic or professional setting:
Looking back on your job and school career, you may have many potential references. However, it may not be appropriate to list ALL of them on a reference list for an employer.
To view sample templates, please log into Career Connections and look under the "Resource Library" under "References."
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