Sample testimonials for students and employees

Having a testimonial can increase your chances of getting the job. As there is strong competition among applicants, almost all job candidates require testimonials for the position. By having the relevant experience under your belt, you need to show that you have proven your skills in some organization. You can ask your former employee to provide testimonial of their services. If you are a student, a principal / dean can provide testimony. These are the two example testimonials that can help you stand out from the crowd.

An example of a testimonial letter. (As an employee)

A certificate of experience

To whom It May Concern

This is to certify that (NAME) has been in our service as (JOB TITLE) from the START DATE (YEAR) to the END DATE (YEAR). During this tour of duty he worked diligently and honestly. His kindness of temperament, sincerity of purpose, and honest absorption in the assigned work were some of the commendable traits of his personality that made him love us.

With his work and conduct he satisfied us. You have a solid moral character. You have left our signature not because of our obligation, but of your own free will.


(Seal and Sign)

Second sample of testimonial letter. (As student)

A testimonial from an educational institution

This is to certify that (NAME) s / o (NAME) was a renowned player and student of our institution from the START DATE (YEAR) to the END DATE (YEAR) and then graduated from our university earning one of the top positions in Commerce. He obtained first class in B. Com.

Regarding his contribution to the sport, we declare that he won many certificates of commendation at various sporting events. He excelled in Badminton and Hockey. He is a very hard-working and intelligent young man. We can say emphatically that you will prove to be an asset to any company in which you are offered a position of trust and responsibility.

I wish you every success in your life.


(Seal and signature of the university)

A testimonial from the prime contractor to the subcontractor’s employee



Company Name


Dear (name),

Earlier this year, we had the pleasure of working with you and your company on a (Project Name) project for our company. I am writing you this letter to express my great satisfaction with the quality of the work carried out and the quality of the people in your company involved in this project. It has been a great help from our first phone conversation to completion. Everything worked immediately and I am satisfied with how things turned out. Please convey our appreciation to all members of your team. Feel free to use us as a reference.

We wish you the best,




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