2012 Hire Education video contest

Make a winning "hire me" video, win a new iPad

2011 Hire Me video contest winner, Adam Mieuli

Deadline Extended to Monday June 4 at 8:00 a.m.

The subject of the video is simple:
Tell us why employers should hire you.

The winner will receive a new iPad and Logitech wireless keyboard, and runners up will be featured right here on the UCSC web site.

Employers spend an average of 6 seconds looking at your resume. We'll give you 60 seconds in front of our panel of judges, which includes some heavy-hitters in a variety of industries.

How's this for a start to your post-graduation professional network?

Reporter, Mashable.com
CEO and Founder, BranchOut
Vice President, Corporate Communications World Wide
Partner, Fly Communications
Accounting Supervisor, Starbucks Headquarters
Director of Talent Management, Corning Inc.
Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Instruction, Portland State University
Principal (Executive Recruiter), CTR Executive Search
Senior Editor, San Francisco Business Times
Reporter: film, television, media, & technology, W*USA-Television
Vice President, Director of Digital Strategy, Epsilon
President and CEO, Clarity Health Services
Program Director, HIP Housing
Technical Division Manager, RG, CEG, Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency
Attorney/Partner, Clements & Knock, LLP
Telecommunications Consultant, Schooley Mitchell Telecom Consultants
President/Entrepreneur, Nut Kreations
Director of OEM/ODM Supply Chain Execution, Oracle USA Inc.
Attorney/Partner, Keesal, Young and Logan
Executive Director, Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce
Senior Vice President, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Deadline for submission has been extended to June 4 at 8:00 a.m. Please send a link to your online video to ucscnews@ucsc.edu to enter with "Hire Education video contest" in the subject line. Winners will be announced online the week of June 11.

Have fun with it! Be distinctive. You want to be remembered. You want people to know why you are the best job candidate out there. The winning video will be:

  • Creative, Clever, Curious
  • Maximum 60 seconds long
  • Make a connection to UCSC
  • Related to this project: Hire Education

You must be a current UCSC student to submit an entry.