annually recognizes one staff member and one faculty member who have gone above and beyond in encouraging the career exploration, readiness, and success of UVM students. Career Champions receive a cash prize of $500.
These individuals are not Career Coaches, but dedicate a portion of their time to supporting the career development of students (graduate or undergraduate) by consistently empowering them to seek meaningful opportunities for work, service, and/or advanced studies with confidence, courage, and curiosity.
- help students plan for their future by encouraging self-discovery, clarifying values and/or gaining meaningful experience.
- help students articulate their skills, transferable skills, and professional identity.
- connect students with people, opportunities, and/or resources within their field/industry.
- compassionately provide support for students’ needs using a diversity, equity, and social justice lens.
See what students are said about this year's nominees:
Deadline to Nominate: April 7, 2023
Nominations closed for 2023. Thank you to all the nominators!