Recruiting Policies

Allegheny College and the Office of Career Education is committed to providing employment and experiential learning opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or other protected classifications. All companies and organizations that sponsor on-campus recruiting events along with employment opportunities must adhere to the Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Please review guidelines for further details: EEOC Guidelines.

The Career Education Office adheres to the principals set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Professional Standards for University Relations and Recruiting (2013) are designed to reflect the practices, procedures, and policies essential to the development and implementation of ethical recruitment and hiring practices of companies and organizations. Please contact The Career Education Office for additional information regarding NACE’s Professional Standards for University Relations and Recruiting (2013).

Third Party Recruiters

According to The National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE 2012), Third Party Recruiters are defined as, “agencies, organizations, or individuals recruiting candidates for temporary, part-time, or full-time employment opportunities other than for their own needs”  (Principles for Professional Practice for Career Services & Employment Professionals). In order for Third Party Recruiters to participate in hiring practices at Allegheny College and be in accordance with the ethical standards set forth by NACE (2012) the information below must be disclosed to The Career Education Office:

  1. The name and contact information of the client(s) that the third party recruiter is representing
  2. Position description and other information necessary to determine the legitimacy of the opportunity
  3. Third party recruiters must obtain written consent from the student prior to releasing personal information to an employer.

Alcohol Policy

The office of Career Education adheres to the policies set forth by the Principles for Professional Practice for Career Services & Employment Professionals (2012)  endorsed by The National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE). The principles document explicitly states, “…serving alcohol should not be a part of the recruitment process” (NACE, 2012). Therefore, all recruiting activity, regardless of its location, should be alcohol-free. If  a person, company, or organization chooses to provide or serve alcohol in violation of this policy, the person, company, or organization assumes complete liability and agrees to indemnify the Office of Career Education, The Allegheny Gateway, and Allegheny College, including its trustees, officers, and employees, for any damage or injuries sustained to persons or property as a result of or arising out of a violation of this policy. In addition, Career Education reserves the right to revoke the recruiting privileges of any person, company, or organization that violates this policy.