We are always looking to foster new relationships with local employers.

How to Post a Job or Internship

  • Go to handshake logo
  • Register as a new employer, if not already.
  • Select NDMU as an approved school.

Recruit On Campus

Employers are welcome to recruit on campus at Notre Dame of Maryland University any time throughout the year. Please contact the Career Center to discuss your specific needs.

We can also arrange for interested students to submit resumes directly for either current or anticipated openings.

Information Sessions & Lobby Tables

Conduct an information session or host a lobby table prior to an interview day for candidates, or before an application deadline date, to inform our students about job opportunities.

Career Fairs & Events

Employers are invited to participate in our annual career fairs and events. See our events as on Handshake.

  • Internship Fair - Fall
  • Internship and Career Fair - Early Spring

We also work closely with the Maryland Career Consortium (MCC) and Selective Liberal Arts Colleges (SLAC) to plan additional professional events.

Career Development Events

If your organization is sponsoring a career development event, please let us know and we will share the information with our student body.

Policy for Employers

The University expects all sponsoring organizations to comply with all state and federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to Title VII, Equal Employment Opportunity laws, Fair Labor Standards, Workers’ Compensation laws, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Contact Information

Contact information in an employer’s Handshake account or posting must include:

  • Email: Must be tied to the organization and not listed with a free web-based or personal address (@gmail.com, @yahoo.com, @verizon.net, etc).
  • Phone: Should be tied to a company contact and not be a generic toll-free number.

Third-Party Recruiters (Employment Agencies, Search Firms and Contract Recruiters)

Third-party agencies such as recruiting agencies, staffing agencies, and executive search firms will be allowed to post jobs if they adhere to the policies below:

  1. The name of the hiring agency and client/employer must be clearly stated in the job title or posting description.
  2. The job posting is an internal position within the staffing agency.
  3. The posting follows requirements set by Handshake.

Resume Referral Forms and Job/Internship Board Websites

All postings must be tied directly to an individual employer. Postings from resume referral firms or independent job/internship board websites designed for the collection of resumes on behalf of a larger number of employers will not be accepted.

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Recruiting Standards

All NACE Principles for Professional Practice must be followed, including non-discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hiring practices.

Work Authorization

The U.S. Department of Justice requires employers, recruiters, and others posting employment ads to comply with all applicable equally employment opportunity laws, including the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Naturalization Act. More information can be found at the Department of Justice website. Namely, the U.S. Department of Justice prohibits:

  • Any posting that requires U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residence in the U.S. as a condition of employment, unless otherwise required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.
  • Any job requirement or criterion in connection with a job posting that discriminates on the basis of citizenship status or natural origin.

Part-Time Jobs / Volunteer Opportunities

Part-time job opportunities are allowed if they meet the following guidelines:

  • Must be paid positions (pay must be minimum wage or above)
  • Not be a financial burden to the student (i.e. requirement to purchase products/supplies up front)
  • Must be beneficial to student's career development
  • Must have clear reporting and supervision structure
  • Provide regular evaluation and feedback of the employee
  • Have a clear description of duties and expectations

Volunteer opportunities are allowed if they meet the criteria below: 

  • Must have a clear description of duties and expectations agreed upon by both parties
  • Must be educationally or professionally relevant to the student

Marketing & Advertising

Career Center media links (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) are designed to connect students to career readiness programming and networking opportunities. No advertising is allowed for products and services other than to draw interest to active job/internship posting(s).

No Buy-ins or Fee for Service

No posting will be accepted if applicants must pay to purchase access for opportunities or a position that requires a potential employee to provide funds to a supervisor or other company representative for services. The only exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis for legitimate organizations that facilitate the opportunity for college students and graduates to work abroad outside of their home county.

Independent Contract (1099),  Base+Commission Positions

We welcome job postings for independent contract and base + commission positions; however, this detail of the position must be stated clearly in the job description. Part-time or commission-oriented positions are not eligible for on-campus interview reservations. Employers offering base + commission opportunities may be eligible to participate in fall and spring career fairs.  

Contacting Students

Feel free to contact students directly who apply for your opportunities. However, when contacting students by email or phone, please be certain to clearly state the organization you represent and the position you are contacting them about. All email correspondence must come through your company/organization email account.

Application Procedures

The application procedure must be clearly stated. No phone or in-person applications are accepted.

Adult Consumption/Adult Entertainment

No adult entertainment industry positions, escort services, presentation modeling or similar activity associated with the use of illegal alcohol or drugs, will be accepted.

Career Center's Rights

The Career Center strives for open access and connections between students and an employing organization. The Career Center reserves the right to accept, deny and/or remove access rights for organizations that do not meet the above standards.