Being able to write a professional email to a professor, employer, or a business is an important skill to have. All too often, students have not learned how to write a professional email, and sometimes send an email without their name, with writing that looks closer to texting, or improper grammar and punctuation. Even that format of the email is important for professors and future employers to take others seriously. Below is an example of how to practice writing an email to a professor if you have a question. You would use a similar set-up in reaching out to a potential employer as well. Check out the pieces to include.