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Student Employee Nominations

Western will be hosted the Ninth Annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) with the Recognition Reception which was held April 14, 2017. This was a great opportunity to celebrate the SEOTY nominees and all of WWU’s student employees!

Nomination Process:

To nominate a student, please complete the 2018 Student Employee of the Year Nomination Form.

Eligible Western Student Employees:

  • Nominees must be Western Washington University student employees. Student employees include the following categories: on-campus work study, institutionally funded, non-uniform (salaried students) and graduate assistants.
  • Completion of (3) months full-time or (6) months part-time employment.
  • Student must be in good academic standing.
  • Nomination forms for 2018 to will be posted in January

Selection Criteria:

The selection committee will rate the following qualities for each nominee:

  • Reliability
  • Quality of Work
  • Initiative
  • Professionalism
  • Uniqueness of Contribution
  • Community and Campus Service

Process for the Winner:

The campus winner will be chosen by the selection committee during February 2018. The Student Employment Center will submit the campus winner's name to compete at the state level in March. If chosen as the state winner, the student moves on to compete at the regional level. A regional winner is then submitted to the national competition. The national winner is then selected and given the award during National Student Employment Week (April 2018)

The WWU SEOTY award winner will be announced at a celebratory reception for all nominees and their supervisors and co-workers. This reception is schedule during National Student Employment Week (TBA).

Curious about who won and who was nominated in the past?

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