NU Public Interest Program

Building a Network of Engaged Citizens to Inspire Change


Thank you for taking the time to provide a recommendation for a student applying for the Northwestern University Public Interest Program (NUPIP). Your recommendation is critical in helping us assess candidates and ultimately, in helping us match selected candidates with prospective employers.

The Northwestern University Public Interest Program (NUPIP) places recent Northwestern graduates in paid, full-time, year-long fellowships at public interest organizations in the Chicago area. Participating organizations must be dedicated to developing and implementing systemic solutions to critical social issues and must provide a substantive project-oriented job for the Fellow. Your comments will help us determine the applicant’s suitability for the program and for specific placements.

Please address the following elements using the form below. Or, if you prefer, simply submit your own letter of recommendation as an attachment using the “attach” and “submit” buttons at the bottom of this page. Please note: Applicants have been notified that these recommendations are confidential. Thank you for your thoughtful response.

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