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Recommendation Letter Sample for a College Student

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Recommendation Letter Sample for College Student Worker

Recommendation for John Brown

I have had the pleasure of working with John for the past three years while he has worked in various capacities for the Career Office at ABCD College. Mr. Brown has been a superb performer in each role which he has played with the office and has far exceeded expectations for productivity. I have worked with over 200 student workers during my tenure with the office and John stands out as one of the very, very best.

In fact, staff view him more as a professional colleague than a student worker and have assigned complex and responsible tasks to him which would not usually be entrusted to students. These tasks include responsibility for maintaining our vital recruiting database which has a very confusing and complex structure.

John is extremely well organized and detail oriented in his approach to tasks. He masters projects quickly due to his keen intellect and carries them out in a precise and error free manner. We often exclaim with surprise that John has already finished a task and marvel about how he has done with such thoroughness and efficiency.

John was originally hired in a reception role due to his strong interpersonal and communication skills. He quickly learned about an extensive array of resources and services available to our clients and excelled at sharing information with his peers. John's consistently positive attitude and air of calm confidence enabled him to comfortably interface with students, alumni, employers and other clientele. Based on his strong performance in this role, he was hired as our summer office assistant where he provided outstanding administrative support to the entire staff. John worked independently on office projects and took the initiative to improve systems when it was warranted. The following fall we hired John again to help manage our recruiting database based on his very successful summer stint with the office.

I give John my highest recommendation as an extremely bright employee with an extraordinarily positive attitude toward work. I am confident that any surprises with John will be pleasant ones since he will perform better on the job than you might even imagine from his interview. Please fell free to contact me if you have any questions about this exceptional young man.

Sincerely,

FirstName LastName
Director, Career Office
518-580-5888
email@college.edu

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