Nominate Your Student Employees

  • Student Employee of the Month

    Overview

    IUPUI supervisors and community employers have the opportunity each month to recognize the accomplishments of their student employees through the IUPUI Student Employee of the Month program. Winning students receive $25 and recognition across campus on department websites and campus announcement monitors

    Nominations

    Nominations are open.

    2016-2017 Academic Year Student Winners

    2015-2016 Academic Year Student Winners

    Nomination Requirements

    To be eligible for the Student Employee of the Month award, nominated students must be currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate program and be currently employed in a part-time position, either on or off campus.

    Nomination and Selection Criteria

    Nominations will be scored by a selection committee on a monthly basis. To create strong nominations, supervisors are encouraged to provide detailed and concrete examples in paragraph form (three to five sentences) on each of the following criteria: 

    • Quality of work
    • Initiative
    • Development of skills
    • Uniqueness of contribution

    Timeline

    Nominations are accepted during the first two weeks of  August, September, November, and December. After the nominations are reviewed, a winner will be selected on the third week of the month. Winning student employees and supervisors will be contacted by the Office of Student Employment.

  • Student Employee of the Year

    IUPUI Student Employee, Supervisor, and Team of the Year

    IUPUI's Student Employee, Supervisor, and Team of the Year Awards are a great way to appreciate some of our brightest stars, as well as to help IUPUI's leaders gain regional and national recognition. The awards listed below are presented once a year during our National Student Employee Appreciation (NSEA) Week:

    IUPUI Student Employee of the Year

    Individuals working on campus of within the Indianapolis community

    IUPUI Team of the Year

    Two or more students working on campus in the same department.

    IUPUI Supervisor of the Year

    Awarded to an IUPUI supervisor.

    Begin Your Nomination

    Student Employee of the Year Criteria

    Eligibility

    Nominees for Student of the Year must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a current employee with a minimum tenure of six months part time or three months full time between June 1, 2016, and May 31, 2017 (anticipated dates)
    • Work in a part-time, nondegreed position, either on campus or in the Indianapolis community
    • Be currently attending IUPUI

    Nominations

    Nominations are now closed.

    Your nomination letter should use concrete examples to answer the questions below and should not exceed one and a half pages in length.

    • What is your relationship to the student?
    • Why should the student be considered for Student Employee of the Year?
    • Please describe any challenges or obstacles your student has had to overcome to meet the above-mentioned criteria and to excel academically.

    Please describe how the student has met or exceeded his or her job expectations in the following areas:

    • Reliability
    • Quality of work
    • Initiative
    • Professionalism
    • Uniqueness of contribution

    State, Regional, and National Competitions

    IUPUI's Student Employee of the Year will automatically be entered as a candidate for the state, regional, and national competitions with a chance to win cash prizes:

    • State winners will receive a certificate and check for $75.
    • The regional winner will receive a plaque and a check for $150.
    • The national winner will receive a $1,000 cash award.

    Team of the Year Criteria

    Eligibility

    To be considered for Team of the Year, team members must meet the following criteria:

    • Be currently employed with the university 
    • Have two or more students working on campus in the same department
    • Work in part-time, nondegreed positions, either on campus or in the Indianapolis community
    • Be currently attending IUPUI

    Nominations

    Nominations are now closed.

    Nomination Criteria

    Your nomination letter should use concrete examples to answer the questions below and should not exceed one and a half pages in length.

    • In what ways does the team support students' professional and personal development? 
    • How has this team's contributions made a difference in the IUPUI and Indianapolis community?

    Please describe how the team has met or exceeded expectations in the following areas:

    • Professionalism
    • Cultivation of culture of inclusiveness, diversity, and service
    • Innovation

    Supervisor of the Year Criteria

    Eligibility

    To be considered for Supervisor of the Year, nominees must meet the following criteria:  

    • Be a full-time or part-time IU employee
    • Supervise student employees as part of his or her official job description

    Nominations

    Nominations are now closed.

    Nomination Criteria

    Your nomination letter should use concrete examples to answer the questions below and should not exceed one and a half pages in length.

    • What is your relationship to the supervisor?
    • Why should he or she be considered for Supervisor of the Year?
    • Please describe any challenges or obstacles your supervisor has had to overcome to meet the criteria listed below or to excel in his or her role. 
    • Please feel free to share a relevant story that supports your nomination.  

    Please describe how the supervisor has met or exceeded his or her job expectations in the following areas:

    • Mentorship
    • Professionalism 
    • Excellence in leadership

    State and Regional Competitions

    IUPUI's Supervisor of the Year will automatically be entered as a candidate for the state and regional competitions with a chance to win cash prizes:

    • State winners will receive a certificate and a check for $50.
    • The regional winner will receive a plaque and a check for $100.

    Previous Award Winners

    • 2015 Student Employee of the Year, On-Campus: Anthony Taylor, Course Administrator in Department of Biology

    • 2015 Community Student Employee of the Year: Kelsey Rosswurm, YMCA Diabetes Prevention Coordinator

    • 2015 Student Team of the Year: Herron School of Art and Design Admission and Student Services Office Assistants

    • 2015 Supervisor of the Year: Erika Huber, IUPUI Bepko Learning Center

    • 2015 Employer Partner Award: John Holman, Sherwin Williams Midwest Division

    • 2014 Student Employee of the Year, On-Campus: Sara Suarez, IUPUI Campus Center

    • 2014 Supervisor of the Year: Amy Wylie, IUPUI Office of Educational Partnerships and Student Advocacy

    • 2014 Employer Partner Award: Megan Lewis, Target, Avon

Contact Us

Office of Student Employment
Taylor Hall, Third Floor
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m - 5 p.m
Phone: (317) 274-4859
Email: future@iupui.edu