Recognize NCDA members with Awards Nominations

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Break out the Noise Makers, it’s Time to Celebrate!

The NCDA Awards Committee is excited to recognize the great efforts being done by our members.  From research, to policy, to education, to practice, NCDA members are doing amazing work to support the career and life goals of the people whose lives they touch.

NCDA awards are available for both individual and group contributions:

Individual award categories include:

  • Diversity Initiative
  • Eminent Career
  • Graduate Student Research
  • International Practitioner of the Year
  • Dr. Kenneth Hoyt Career Education Practitioner
  • Legislative
  • Merit
  • NCDA Fellow
  • Outstanding Career Practitioner. 

Group award categories include:

  • Exemplary Career Center -2 categories:
    • Education, Government, and Business, Exemplary Career Center
    • Non-profit, Community Organizations
  • Service to International Students.


New this year, the application form is available in an online format designed to ease the nomination process (see link below). Nominations are due January 31, 2018. All NCDA members are encouraged to thoughtfully consider nominating a fellow member.

Each year at the Global Career Development Conference the winners are revealed. Award plaques are presented and photos taken, which are shared in the fall issue of Career Developments (members print-only magazine - see the pdf version on the Awards webpage).

Award winners tell us that winning is an honor and can have a durable impact in a variety of ways, such as:

  • Increase in Personal Momentum
  • Open New Partnerships
  • Elevate Visibility
  • Pride and Validation
  • Higher Levels of Engagement.


Call to Action:  Provide Your Input for the 2018 Awards Celebration!

Help us celebrate the amazing work you and your fellow members are doing by nominating yourself, group, or colleagues today!  All awards will be presented at the 2018 NCDA Career Development Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Jun 21 – 23.  For more information and to access our NEW electronic nomination form, visit the Awards section of the NCDA website:  https://ncda.org/aws/NCDA/pt/sp/membership_awards.