Supervising student workers requires more than delegation, it requires mentoring, direct communication, and ongoing guidance. A positive student employment experience on campus not only assists in student retention, it provides meaningful opportunities for career development and job readiness by giving students a meaningful on-campus work experience where they learn skills that will translate to a future career.
The toolkit resources provided below are aimed at helping you, the supervisors and managers to:
Reach out to the Student Employment office in Human Resources or to University Career Services if you need assistance.
Student Employment Manager
Department of Human Resources
Office: (718) 990-2331
Fax: (718) 990-5887
Director, Career Development
University Career Services
Division of Student Affairs
Office: (718) 990-6376
SHinE stands for Students Honored in Employment, the first award program for student workers sponsored by the Office of Human Resources and Student Employment. SHinE seeks to recognize the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who work on campus while attending college. Supervisors may nominate eligible student workers who meet the program criteria. Up to four (4) students annually may be awarded $500.00 (less applicable taxes) and be invited to a ceremonial luncheon with their supervisors and management.Program Purpose
In order to be eligible for nomination, a student worker must have two, completed, consecutive semesters of employment in his/her current department, be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA, full-time academic eligibility and work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Student workers may be classified as either Regular or Federal Work-Study; and both undergraduate and graduate student workers may be nominated. Students participating in study abroad for the current semester or an academic internship are eligible for nomination.
The 2019 nomination period was held from January 24 - February 20, 2019. To see the list of this year’s winners and semi-finalists and photos from the awards luncheon, click on the 2019 award program link below.
When considering a student for nomination, make sure to review the student worker core competencies. Supervisors will be notified of the next nomination period, which will be held in the winter of 2020.
For more information, contact: Mary Cascio, Student Employment Manager at [email protected] or (718) 990-2331.