Student & Supervisor Trainings


Here you will find upcoming training opportunities offered by Student Employment or other GVSU departments. These training sessions are geared towards student employees and supervisors are welcome to attend. 



Student Employee Financial Literacy Training - Thursday, February 1 from 2-3pm

Are you in control of your money or is your money controlling you? Whether you call it a budget or a spending plan, having a working budget is an incredibly powerful tool especially as a college student. Join the MoneySmart Lakers and the Student Employment Office for an insightful session on mastering your finances and start your journey to financial independence! Both student employees and their supervisors are welcome to attend. You can sign up here. Space is limited, so we recommend saving your space soon.


Student Employee Inclusion Training - Wednesday, March 27 from 2-3pm

At Grand Valley, we want to empower all of our students to be leaders in creating a community where everyone can thrive as their full, authentic selves. In this Laker community, we value inclusion and equity, and we are committed to creating a sense of belonging for all who work and learn here. As a student employee, you are a particular kind of role model as you work alongside professional staff in units, departments and divisions to help us live our values.  In addition, your student employment on campus experience is a place for you to learn and develop as you prepare for your career and life as a global citizen, after graduation.  We are excited for you to join this workshop designed to engage students in creating foundational knowledge, skills and abilities.

This training is geared towards student employees but their supervisor are also welcome to attend. This training will be taking place via Zoom. You can learn more about and sign up for the training here.


Student Employment Occupational Wellness Training - Tuesday, April 2 from 11am-12pm

When everything is a priority, your wellness is at risk. Join the Student Employment Office and Recreation & Wellness as we explore your occupational well-being. How can you balance your life as a student, supervisor, friend, employee and more? We’ll help you explore that elusive work-life balance! Topics will include how to be occupationally well, how to improve your occupational wellness, and setting appropriate boundaries as both a student and an employee. Both student employees and their supervisors are welcome to attend. Space is limited, so please register here.


Four Skills to Build Professional Mindsets with Students - Webinar (intended for supervisors)

"Learn how your institution can help students build professional mindsets. In this webcast, you will learn how to focus on four key skills in your interactions with students. We have designed this event with a broader audience in mind. This webcast is applicable to anyone who works directly with students and would like to incorporate skill-building that will help students succeed both in the classroom and in future work environments." You can register for free here.


If you have any additional questions throughout your employment or supervision experience, please reach out to the Student Employment Office. We'd love to talk. Call (616) 331-3238 or email [email protected] 

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