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National Student Employment Week

Guidelines in Nominating for the UMD
"Student Employee of the Year" Competition

Who can nominate:

Co-worker, supervisor, department head, director or dean

Student Employee Eligibility:
  • Must be employed by the University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Must be employed through College Work Study or Miscellaneous Student Employment
  • Must be either a graduate or undergraduate student. Resident Advisors, Graduate Assistants are not eligible
  • Must have been employed for a minimum of 3 months full-time or 6 months part-time between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016 (anticipated)
  • Must be performing student employee jobs

Selection Criteria (Students will be evaluated on the following criterias):

1. Reliability
2. Quality of Work
3. Initiative
4. Professionalism
5. Uniqueness of Contribution (In case of a tie, uniqueness of contribution is the deciding factor.)

Step-by-Step Instruction in Nominating your Student Employee:

Step 1: Review the above Guidelines in Nominating Your Student for the "Student Employee of the Year" competition to determine the eligibility of your student employee.

Step 2: Fill out the Nomination Form. Here are tips on how to successfully write a nomination. Please take note that Nominations of the three winners will be posted online.

Step 3: Submit the Nomination Form by Friday February 19th, 2016.

by paper copy:

255 Darland Administration Building
Duluth MN 55812

by email: (We encourage you to send the Nomination Form to our office electronically via email. You can type in your name on the signature section. The nominee's email account must be used to submit the nomination electronically which will serve as your signature.

Number of Awards:

1. UMD Student Employee of the Year
2. First Runner Up
3. Second Runner Up

If you have any questions, please call Sarah Yang,, 218-726-7822.

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