Congratulations to Student Employment Coordinator Claudia Baer for being named the National Student Employment Association’s 2019 Margene Orzalli Memorial Award recipient. The award is granted each year to a member of NSEA who demonstrates extraordinary effort, energy, and commitment to both student employees and the profession. The recipient must provide leadership and vision through various activities, including committee work, conferences and programs, and leadership positions as an officer of the organization. Claudia has provided over three years of service NSEA through her work as a Student Employment Essentials (SEE) trainer and board appointee. Claudia was also recently appointed Vice President of Professional Development for NSEA. In this role, she will oversee professional development activities for the association throughout the country.


The National Student Employment Association is a comprehensive student employment association with several hundred members involved with programs for college students who work. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in administering student employment or hiring students. NSEA supports and promotes student employment through research, publications, professional development opportunities, and the open exchange of information.