Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Sample Letter

From professor supervising internship. Please prepare on letterhead stationery.

To: Julie Hockensmith, International Student Office, FSC 113
From: (Professor)
Re: (Student's name)

Mr./Ms. (student's name) is enrolled as a full time (undergraduate or graduate) student in (major) and expects to complete his/her (degree level) degree on (mm/dd/yy).

Ms./Mr. (student's name) is applying for Curricular Practical Training authorization for employment in conjunction with the following course. This employment is (highly recommended or required) and is an integral part of the student's degree program. The student's performance during the employment will count significantly towards the grade for the course, and the student will receive (how many) credit hours for successfully completing the course. The employment will be (full-time or part-time).

Description of work:

Course Name and Number:

Course Supervisor: (Name and Title)

Employer: (Name and address. Please indicated whether or not the student will receive wages)

Beginning Date:

Ending Date:

Goals of project:

Requirements: (Explain requirements for successful completion)