“Recognizing that their work is a large contribution to the greater team and they are not just there to do “busy” work is a substantial step to make the experience beneficial and valuable to student employees.” – Hayley Olson
“I like to create meaningful learning experiences that help students grow while contributing to the goals of the department in meaningful ways. I also think students bring unique perspectives that can’t be found with other types of employees, and that adds a lot of value to our work.” – Luke Watcher
“Take the time to help them develop job goals. If the student does not see the value in the job, it may not be as an impactful opportunity as you hope it would be.” – April Osborne
For your next position, you’re looking for a management role. You know you could lead a team of people, devising strategy and inspiring them to do their best work.
There’s only one problem: you haven’t actually been a leader before.
Join the Office of Student Employment in celebrating our student employees and supervisors this National Student Employment Week, held between April 4th and 8th!
Throughout the Week
Here are our ideas for (free and low-cost) ways supervisors can show their …