Student Supervisor Support

Supervising student employees can be a highly transformative experience for both the supervisor and the student. Career Success collected and created a variety of resources designed for staff and faculty new to supervision and folx with extensive experience in supervision. Browse below for professional development resources and workshops. Please reach out to us at if you have any questions.

Supervision Toolkit

We provide a Canvas supervision toolkit that features best practices, tips, and suggestions for new and returning supervisors. All UCSC staff and faculty may request a Canvas account by contacting If you do not have access to a Canvas account, you may review the content of the toolkit via our website.

2023-2024 Monthly Supervisor Roundtables

We offer monthly roundtables for student supervisors. These sessions involve a formal and often interactive workshop or facilitation and periods of time for unstructured support check-ins for student supervisors. All sessions utilize the same zoom login information.

Past Supervisor Roundtable Recordings

  • Evaluating Student Progress - Incorporating Career Readiness into Performance Evaluations - Access Recording
  • Performance Improvement Plans - How to Support Students When Improvements are Needed - Access Recording
  • Best Practices in Supervision - Access Recording
  • Encouraging Professional Development for Students - Access Recording
  • Writing Effective Job Descriptions for Student Employees - Access Recording