Tag Archives: Letter of Recommendation

A Programming Internship for a High School Junior

Andrew is from an American family who is currently living in England. They reached out to us in order to establish an internship related to Computer Science/Programming. We Skyped with Andrew to get to know him and understand his interests, helped to establish summer housing for him in a college dormitory, and connected him to […]

This Young Intern Helped Make Waves At Swim Across America

“What set Olivia apart from other interns was her age. She was much younger than interns we have had in the past, but her work ethic and skills put her in the best company of some of our best interns.”   -Kathleen Mannion, Director of Programs, Swim Across America   Olivia was a sophomore athlete […]

6 Tips on Asking for a Letter of Recommendation

  Whether on a job or internship, asking for a letter of recommendation is one of the most stressful but important tasks. Students in our program tell us that they use their letters for many years to come.   Here are a few helpful tips:   1. Ask your immediate supervisor, the person who you […]

5 Simple Steps To Ask For A Letter Of Recommendation

Perhaps you’ve completed a summer internship and are easing back into the school year. You’re suddenly struck with the realization that you haven’t yet asked for a letter of recommendation from the organization you interned with.  A letter is key—you’ll need it for college or job applications. It’s crucial “proof” of your experience reinforcing your […]