All essays must fall between 1,500 and 2,500 words in length. Entries will be evaluated and scored using the following criteria: expresses original ideas; provides examples to the topic; develops a positive theme for the operations of Career Services within a college/university; and demonstrates solid writing mechanics including sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and organization.
For eligibility, students must: - Have graduated (or will be graduating) from a Michigan college/university between May of the previous year (2017) and May of the current year (2018) - Have utilized the resources offered through the office of Career Services at his/her college/university
The educator will be asked to verify the eligibility of the student's entry if they are selected as the winner. The educator should maintain a copy of any submitted entry documents for their students until the MCEEA Annual Conference in June 2018. The educator will be notified if their student has been identified as the essay winner. Student will be notified once their educator has verified their eligibility.
2017/18 New Graduate Essay QuestionHow did you utilize the services offered through your college/university’s Career Services office as well as faculty to help you secure a professional position and get to where you are today?
Once completed with online application, please submit an updated resume to Abigail Ball, Awards and Recognition Committee Chair, email@example.com. The student should carbon copy (CC:) their educational institution's Career Services educator identified in the application into the email.
ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE COMPLETED BY MAY 1, 2018.