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Policies

Our office strives to embody integrity, fairness, concern for student success, and quality customer service. The following information is given to inform you of our expectations.

Eligibility Policy

Employers who are hiring candidates for bona fide positions may participate in the On-Campus Interviewing Program and in Job Fairs. Bona fide positions include:

  • A professional position (salaried, classified, or hourly) is one which does not require a candidate to pay a fee for training, equipment, application procedures, or other job-related expenses. This does not apply to federal and state licensing requirements such as real estate, securities, etc.
  • A bona fide internship is one in which a student works on a project of importance to the organization, receives timely instruction and feedback from a supervisor, and has a mentor-like relationship with someone in the organization who can teach him/her about the organization and the industry as a whole. The student should not be required to pay a fee except for housing or tuition.  

Policy regarding Discrimination & Harassment

Longwood University is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment. Employers who recruit at Longwood must adhere to University's Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy, Sexual Harassment Policy, and the NACE Principles for Professional Practice.

If a student engaged in an activity sponsored by the Academic & Career Advising Center (including but not limited to workshops, job and internship fairs, information sessions, interviews, counseling sessions, internships, and job listings), believes any of the above listed policies may have been violated, he or she is urged to contact the Academic & Career Advising Center.

Principles of Professional Conduct for Career Services & Employment Professionals

The Academic & Career Advising Center adheres to the Principles of Professional Practiceset forth by the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE). We expect all employers recruiting at Longwood University to follow these guidelines.