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Celebrate National Student Employment Week

Celebrate Your Student Employees


National Student Employment Week takes places on April 8-12, 2024.

Show your appreciation for all the hard work and support your student employees provide for you and your office! We have provided a few ideas to show appreciation to your student employees during this week. Or use your own creative ideas.

Ideas For Supervisors:


Below are some ways to celebrate your student employees

  • Send personalized emails to each student employee in your department
  • Consider holding a meeting with your staff and student employees as you speak words of affirmation to each student employee
  • Create a funny music video from your staff members to your student employees
  • Compile a video from you and your fellow staff members to each student employee
  • Write hand written notes and mail to your student employees
  • Select a date to host a lunch, sundae party or coffee get together for you and your student employees
  • Email an encouraging thought or attribute you admire about your student employee each day during National Student Employment Week
  • Design fun awards for each of your students: "Best Customer Service"; "Most Likely to Volunteer for Extra Shifts"; "Best Sense of Humor"
  • Find an e-card thank you note and have your staff sign it
  • Play trivia or other quiz games or have a scavenger hunt via zoom and award small prizes
  • Recognize your student employees in your department newsletter, website, or staff meeting