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Loraine Anderton Award of Excellence in Health Services - STUDENT

Nominations for 2018 are now open. 

If you have observed and/or worked with a promising intern who should be recognized for their contributions to the CAREERS Health Services Youth Initiative, please review and complete the nomination.

Please note: If you would like to nominate a mentor in addition to an intern, you must complete the “Loraine Anderton Award of Excellence in Health Services – Mentor Online Nomination Form”. Nominating both a mentor and an intern is not necessary.

Complete the Online Nomination Form - STUDENT


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Student Selection Criteria 

Student in Health Services Selection Criteria

  • Student has participated in a summer CAREERS Health Internship program in the previous school year.
  • Key attributes of an outstanding student include:
    • Enthusiasm– acts as an organized, responsible, and energetic team player willing to commit to the tasks and activities related to the internship role.
    • Professionalism–demonstrates employability skills that reflected the work environment in terms of cooperativeness, initiative, and reliability.
    • Active learner– listens attentively to direction, following instructions to and completing tasks assigned by their supervisors, to enhance workplace skills.
    • Engaged– incorporates the learning outcomes of the health internship to help define their individual career pathway in health services.
    • Employability Skills Demonstration- demonstrates increased awareness and application of the Conference Board of Canada’s employability skills profile of foundational skills, personal management skills, and team skills required to be an effective health care worker.
  • Received comments that illustrate how the attributes of the student health intern impacted and/or benefitted the organization and/or speak to the goals of the CAREERS Health Services Youth Initiative.
  • Nominator must obtain the consent of the nominee prior to submission.

Application Process

To submit an eligible nomination, you must provide all of the following information. You may print or type your answers on a separate document & include this in the nomination package.

  1. Complete the nomination and consent form
  2. Provide a letter of support written by yourself (the nominator) – Commentary
  3. Provide one (1) additional letter of support by another individual (Student/Parent, School Administrator, Employer, etc.)

Selection Committee

A three-person external selection committee will be appointed by CAREERS to review applications and recommend four (4) recipients - two Northern Alberta (including Red Deer) and two Southern Alberta.

Questions or Comments

CAREERS: The Next Generation Head Office
#204, 10470 – 176 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5S 1L3 Phone: 780-426-3414
Toll free: 1-888-757-7172 www.nextgen.org

Notice of Collection and Use of Personal Information – Personal information provided on this nomination form, letters of support, and discussions with the nominator and supporters would be used by the award selection committee to administer the award. If you are selected for the award, CAREERS: The Next Generation (CAREERS) will use the information contained in the nomination package to feature your accomplishments in a variety of media, including the CAREERS website, new releases, and other promotional material to publicize the award in the current and subsequent years. All personal information is collected in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For more information about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, please contact: Privacy Officer, CAREERS: The Next Generation,
#204, 10470 – 176 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5S 1L3, 780-426-3414