We all know the importance of getting support from those who can share positive words about our skills and competencies during the job search. If you are graduating this year, you should be able to identify several professors who could write references for you.
The ability to get references from your campus, where you have spent four or more years, is a good indicator of your ability to build relationships.
Here are two great posts from Peggy McKee to help you as you ponder how to approach references:
When I Refer to References...
Be Smart About Your References...
Here is also a previous post from BullsEyeResumes:
9 Key Elements of a Good Reference Letter