CPT Graduate Letter

Curricular Practical Training

Recommendation letter for graduate students

Print on appropriate UAF letterhead

Current date

To: Reija Shnoro, Student Immigration advisor

From: Faculty Advisor’s Name

Re: Recommendation for Curricular Practical Training – Graduate Student

Name of student:

Academic program (major):

Level (mark one): MA_______ MS_______ PhD_______

Project or Thesis defense required: Yes_____ No_____ 
If yes, anticipated date of defense:____________

Anticipated semester of completion: Fall____ Spring____ Summer____ Year_____

The above-named student is making satisfactory progress towards the completion of his or her academic program.

Employer Name:

Employer full address (Street number, City, State, Zip):

Employment start date (mm/dd/yyyy):                            Employment end date (mm/dd/yyyy):

Number of hours to be worked per week (full or part time):

Description of the internship or practicum, identify how the experience fits into the context of the program of study.

Course number: ____________Course Name___________________________________

Number of credits:____

I certify that this internship/practicum activity is an integral part of the student’s curriculum, is required for graduation, and/or will have a significant impact on the research being performed. I recommend this employment authorization and request approval.