Write a Reference Letter
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) offers guidelines on how to write a letter of recommendation for a student and also outlines the legal issues behind this practice.
There are legal issues regarding what information you should or cannot include in a reference letter. This website offers answers to questions faculty and staff members have been asking provided by the NACE.
Tips for Providing References
The NACE gives helpful tips on providing references targeted toward career services staff, reference providers including faculty and staff, and employers.