Employer Resources

To help address the many common recruitment concerns of our employer partners, we have compiled this list of helpful resources on recruitment trends, internship best practices, and student preferences. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us for assistance.

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles of Professional Practice: NACE, the nation’s leading professional organization for college recruitment and career services professionals, provides these guidelines for employers participating in recruitment on college campuses.

NACE Knowledge Center: NACE hosts this online “knowledge center” containing articles on a vast array of topics (e.g. college recruiting, best practices, internship programs). Please note: some articles are only available to NACE members.

2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey: Brief summary of the major findings of NACE’s 2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey, highlighting college recruiting trends.

2015 Internship & Co-op Survey (Executive Summary): Brief summary of the major findings of NACE’s 2015 Internship & Co-op Survey, highlighting internship recruitment, compensation, full-time conversion, and other trends.

Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (Fact Sheet): Provides FLSA guidelines to employers offering unpaid internships.

Starting & Maintaining a Quality Internship Program: Comprehensive internship guide for employers written by Michael True, Internship Center Director at Messiah College and well-respected leading expert on internships.

Tips for Providing References: Brief list of pointers from NACE for employers, career services professionals, and other reference providers on giving professional references.