The National Student Employment Association dedicates the first full week in April to recognizing student employees across the nation. Missouri State University will take part in this national appreciation week for the second time in 2014.
April 7-11, 2014 will mark our second annual National Student Employment Week.
Events for 2014
The Student Employment Office is hosting a variety of events in recognition of National Student Employment Week, including the Student Employee of the Year Award, Office Decorating, Thank You Post Cards, and Coupons for Students. Please see below for more information on each of these events.
Student Employee of the Year Award
The Student Employee of the Year Award is given to one exceptional student worker to congratulate them and thank them for their hard work and dedication. Nominees and nominators will be invited to our Student Employee of the Year event that will be seperate from the STAR Awards. To nominate a student employee, please submit an application by February 17, 2014. Applications should be submitted to the Student Employment Office by fax (836-7608) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Students will be evaluated on the following characteristics:
- Quality of Work
- Uniqueness of Contribution
The student winning the award will not only receive special recognition from Missouri State University at the STAR awards, but will also have the chance to be recognized at the state, regional, and national level.
- Missouri State University winner will receive a certificate and congratulatory letter from MASEA as well as the STAR Award
- State winners will receive a certificate and check for $75.00
- The MASEA regional winner will receive a plaque and a check for $150.00
- The MASEA winner will be submitted for the NSEA Student Employee of the Year Program
- The National winner will receive a cash award of $1,000
Any office that would like to decorate their space to show their appreciation for their student workers can sign up to participate in the Office Decorating Contest. Offices must be decorated by 5pm Monday, April 7th and judging will take place Tuesday, April 8th in the afternoon. The winner will be notified by Thursday and be presented with a trophy. Judging criteria is linked here. You must register your office for the decorating contest using the NSEW Registration tab on the left side of the page. We strongly encourage your office to make the best use of recycled materials already in your office. Registration for Office Decorating and Thank You Postcards (discussed below) must be done by Friday, March 28th at 5pm.
The Office of the Registrar won the "Best Place to Work" Trophy for 2013.
Thank You Post Cards
The Office of Student Employment will provide Thank You postcards for your office to give to your student employees during the week to show your appreciation. If you would like to request thank you cards please fill out the NSEW Registration form tab on the left side of the page. We will deliver these cards to your office April 3-4 for you to use. Registration for Thank You postcards and office decorating must be done by March 28th at 5pm.
Coupons are available for students to use the week of April 7-11, 2014. There is a bookstore coupon and a one time coupon for food in the PSU (excluding Chick-Fil-A). Supervisors must request coupons for their student employees. Please fill out the NSEW Registration tab on the left side of the page. We will deliver them April 3rd or 4th.
Registration will be closed as of Friday, March 28th, 2014. If you registered to receive Thank You Postcards and Coupons they will delivered on Thursday April 3rd or Friday April 4th, 2014. Thank you!
Please be thinking about nominating a student employee for the 2014 Student Employee of the Year Award.
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