Policies

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

The Career Development Center adheres to applicable federal and state EEO laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines, and offers employment information without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, age (over 40), disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Furthermore, in good faith, the Career Development Center works only with those employers who subscribe to EEO guidelines. With regard to professional conduct of job seekers, employers, and career centers throughout the recruiting process, the Career Development Center abides by the principles set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

Employer Policy

The Career Development Center invites opportunities to build relationships with external organizations in order to benefit students and graduates. Employers recruiting York College students and alumni must adhere to the following:

  • The Career Development Center is committed to ensuring that the recruitment experience with our campus is a positive one. We strive to provide a fair process by following the NACE Principles for Professional Conduct for Career Services and Employment Professionals (http://www.naceweb.org/principles/), which includes maintaining a fair and equitable selection of employment opportunities and supporting our students in making informed and responsible decisions regarding their future employment.

  • Recruiters are welcome on campus when sponsored by Career Development or another department and are required to adhere to all campus policies.  York College has a no solicitation policy that applies to businesses and students selling to and/or recruiting other students.  Any employer seeking to hire students for these purposes will not be permitted to post opportunities or have access to students. This also applies to email blasts, posters, fliers and other efforts to reach York College students and faculty. In addition, recruiters may not enter classrooms to distribute materials or make presentations without prior approval from the professor of the class they wish to enter.

  • We strive to accommodate employers to the best of our ability; however, Career Development does not guarantee room availability, audience attendance or classroom visitation opportunities.

  • The Career Development Center reserves the right to edit, delete, or refuse any job, internship, or volunteer posting. In addition, York College Career Development does not publish job/internship opportunities that require an initial monetary investment, including application fees. Positions that require participants to raise their own financial support must clearly specify this within the job description.

Student/Alumni Policy

The Career Development Center reviews opportunities prior to posting them to students and alumni.

However, in its provision of services to students, alumni, and off-campus recruiters, the Career Development Center makes no representations or guarantee regarding the opportunities listed on its website, bulletin boards, print materials, and other resources, and it is not responsible for the wages, safety, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus positions or programs. It is the responsibility of students and alumni to take the necessary precautions when communicating with employers as well as interviewing for and accepting part-time/full-time employment, internships, volunteer activities, or placement in a graduate school program.

Spartan Career Path Policy

By utilizing Spartan Career Path, York College’s online job search program (NACELink), students, alumni, and others are agreeing to allow their personal and professional information (e.g. name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, degree, etc.) to be accessed by the York College Career Development Center and approved employers seeking candidates for full-time/part-time positions and co-ops/internships.  Please review the privacy policy under your profile and make sure you understand your selections and the impact of your privacy settings.

Student Privacy Policy

FERPA is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. Under this law, permission for recruiters or any other outside persons or agencies to release personal information to any other person or agency outside of York College requires a written release from the student.