Intern of the Year Award

We are looking for an exceptional young person that lives in New Hampshire, 40 years of age or younger, who made an exemplary impact on a New Hampshire company during their time as an intern. Individuals who have participated in experiential learning (internships, clinicals, apprenticeships, student teaching, etc.) are eligible for the award. These experiences must have lasted a minimum of eight weeks between Fall 2020 and present, either for credit or no credit, paid or unpaid.

A panel of judges comprised of business leaders across the state will select the award recipient.

Self-nominations are discouraged. Past winners of this award are not eligible to win this award again.

2021 Nominations are open through Friday, July 23, 2021!

Please note: There is not an option to save the nomination form. If you’d prefer to print out a copy of the nomination form to prepare your answers prior to submitting, please find a copy of the questions here.

Intern of the Year Award

  • Please Note: To be eligible, nominees must be between the ages of 18 and 40 at the time of nomination.
  • Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.
  • Please Note: If the nominee is still with the company, please state “present.”
  • Tell us what distinguishes this nominee from their peers.
  • Provide a summary of your nominee's responsibilities during their time as an intern, include contributions that were made to research, tasks, assignments, etc. Describe the traits of their work and how they influenced a project. Tell us how your nominee has demonstrated their leadership ability and taken initiative in the internship going above and beyond expectations.
  • How has your nominee made a positive impact on the organization or business? Describe how this affected the organization or business’ overall performance, impact in the community, and/or in service of the organization’s mission. If applicable, please provide examples of measurable impact.
  • To add your video, please use one of two options. 1) Paste a URL link from YouTube. 2) Please go to this large file transfer website: https://www.transfernow.net/en/ and you need to both send your file to sarah@stayworkplay.org through that site AND paste the "Download Link" below (from your confirmation email from TransferNow). The latter is a free service, no registration or login required.
  • A tip! To make someone’s LinkedIn profile a PDF: While looking at their profile, click the three dots in the top right corner of the white box with their photo, name and title and select "Save to PDF.”
    Max. file size: 256 MB.
  • In addition to the online nomination form, please provide at least one letter of recommendation from someone that is not the nominator or a family member.
    Max. file size: 256 MB.
  • Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Though this is not required, the panel of judges may use this to make their final determinations.
  • Please note: This will have no impact on your status. *If selected as a winner, information WILL be shared publicly for marketing purposes.