Viking Score: References and Letters of Recommendation

References and Letters of Recommendation | 4 pts

A reference is someone who can talk about your skills, experience, abilities, and work ethic. A potential employer may call them and ask questions about you.

Letters of recommendation are written evaluations of an individual’s performance whether at work or in the classroom. This information is an integral part of the world of education, health care, social services and many other industries. You can gather letters of recommendation from instructors, advisers, supervisors or anyone who has witnessed your abilities.

  • To earn your Viking Score Points, share your list of references or list of people from whom you plan to request letters of recommendation with your Career Coach