Missouri State University

Ideas for National Student Employment Week

  • Treat Day - Organize a potluck! Have the full-time staff bring in treats for student workers.
  • Nominate your student for Outstanding Student Employee STAR Award.
  • Surprise student employees with beverages and cookies or other refreshments.
  • Make a birthday calendar and celebrate each students birthday.
  • Buy low cost, blank certificates and make up silly awards for students.


  • Goodiebags filled with food items.
  • Hand written thank you notes (if you would like some, we have created some for you!)
  • Plan a movie or bowling night.
  • Attend an MSU sporting event.
  • Ice cream social. In office or out.