E-mail Permission for Publication / Co-Authorship from Industry for Student Project

Subject: Exploring Publication Opportunities for Internship Projects

Dear [Industry Mentor’s Name],

I trust this email finds you well. As the academic guide for the internship projects conducted by our students at [University/College Name], I am reaching out to discuss a potential collaboration for the publication of the research work undertaken during their internships.

The project led by [Student’s Name] on [Project Title] has produced significant outcomes, and I believe the findings have the potential to make a valuable contribution to our field. With your expertise and the practical insights gained from the industry, I am enthusiastic about the prospect of transforming this work into a research publication.

Before proceeding, I would like to request your permission for the publication of this work. Given your integral role as the industry mentor, I also propose the inclusion of your name as a co-author. Your firsthand experience and guidance have played a crucial part in the success of this project, and co-authorship would appropriately recognize your contributions.

I understand that some projects may be of a confidential nature. In such cases, I want to assure you that I am open to exploring alternative avenues for publication that do not compromise the core confidentiality of the work. This could include the presentation of survey papers, comparative analyses, or other forms of research dissemination where sensitive details are not disclosed.

If you agree, we aim to collaborate closely, with the students drafting the manuscript and seeking your valuable insights and feedback. Your expertise will be instrumental in ensuring the relevance and accuracy of the publication.

I understand the significance of your time, and I truly appreciate your consideration of this request. Please let me know your thoughts on this matter, and if you agree to the proposal, we can initiate the necessary steps for publication.

Thank you for your ongoing support in fostering collaborative opportunities between academia and industry.

Best regards,

[Your Full Name]

[Your Position/Title]

[University/College Name]

[Your Contact Information]

E-mail Permission for Publication / Co-Authorship from Industry for Student Project

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