Job Posting Policies and Guidelines

Job Posting Requirements

All employment opportunities posted must abide by Equal Employment Opportunities standards. In order to help attract students that best meet your recruiting needs, Engineering Career Services requires the following for positions posted in Handshake:

  • Job Type must be Internship, Cooperative Education, or Job
  • Job Description must be clear and complete
  • Select specific major(s) based on position description 
  • Application period not to exceed 90 days
  • Your job posting must be for a specific position (i.e., no postings for mass collection of resumes)

Unpaid Internship Postings

While unpaid internships are accepted in Handshake, we encourage employers to review the items below with their human resources department and legal counsel to determine whether or not their internship is in compliance with federal law:

Not Accepted in Handshake

The following types of employment are not accepted for posting in Handshake:

  • Campus marketing internships that are unpaid, stipend or commission/quota-based for part-time positions 
  • Application processes that ask students to use their social media profiles or release information associated with their social media profiles (i.e. number of followers/friends)
  • In-home/private/independent childcare, nanny, or tutoring
  • Part-time positions whose payment structure is commission-only (does not apply to full-time career employment)
  • Positions or programs that charge a fee for participation
  • Employment outside the United States posted by a third-party