Faculty and Staff Resources

Presentation Requests

Would you like a COER Career Advisor to speak to your class?  Career advisors can present a workshop to your students on a variety of professional development topics. Consider our ready-made seminars and workshops, or let us know of a topic you would like us to present. If you would like to schedule a guest speaker, or if you are planning to miss a day of class, we can cover for you. We can also work with you to arrange an employer to speak to your class.

To set up a date and time, please fill out our brief Speaker's Bureau Request form.

Learn about our services

Visit our services page or view the Faculty and Staff Guide to COER


Serving as a Reference or writing a letter of recommendation

Has a student asked you to be a reference for the in their job search?  Or have they asked you to write a letter of recommendation? If so, keep in mind that FERPA laws and rights do apply.  Please ask the student to fill out a FERPA Permission to Release Form so you can release information.

Are you wondering what to write or say as a reference?  Consider these guidelines and samples:

FERPA Reference Guidelines

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation

Sample Reference Letter for Grad School

Sample Reference Letter for a Job