UNM will again join colleges and universities across the country to recognize the student workforce during National Student Employment, Week April 9-13. According to the National Student Employment Association, campus jobs provide career-enhancing opportunities to better prepare students for the world of work upon graduation.
UNM's Graduation Task Force Student Engagement Committee received 43 nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Students nominated for the Student Employee of the Year are judged on quality of work, initiative, reliability, and professionalism, uniqueness of contribution, community and campus service. All nominees will be recognized during the Student Employment Week festivities.
Employers are encouraged to recognize and celebrate the contributions of UNM's student workforce in a variety of ways including the week's festivities.
On Wednesday, April 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Graduation Task Force will again sponsor the Student Employee Week Carnival in the SUB Atrium. Committee Members will provide refreshments and entertainment for student employees and their employers.
On Friday, April 13, at noon in the SUB Atrium, students nominated for UNM's Student Employee of the Year Award will be recognized and the winners will be announced. Our winners will receive a plaque and monetary award.