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Events for Employers

The Texas Wesleyan University Career Services Office offers employers access to many qualified candidates who are ready to assume their positions and help bring your company greater success.

Getting connected to the Career Center and our students is easy. We can help you, from as simple as posting a job to working with you to establish your presence on campus, to offering you sponsorship opportunities to increase your overall campus visibility.

Engaging Students

Students are more likely to be interested in companies whom they are familiar with and are on campus to ask questions about what they have to offer. Here are just a few ideas on how you can engage our students at Texas Wesleyan.

Posting Jobs in Handshake

Post current job opportunities on Handshake, our online system for job postings and on-campus interviews.

Become an On Campus Recruiter

This is a year-round opportunity to meet face to face with our students on campus between their classes to provide information about your company and collect resumes for positions that are available with your company.

We strive for excellent service and take pride in our relationships with our employers. Please contact our office by phone at 817-531-6512 or email at to schedule on-campus interviews for recruiting, internships or cooperative education.

Publicize Your Upcoming Events

To help promote your upcoming events, you can post information on Handshake and on our social media sites for students to view. If you would also like to have posters or flyers displayed around campus, please send them to Career Services for approval and distribution.

To provide the most effective marketing and advertising of your campus visit, Career Services asks that you contact our office at least one month prior to the date you wish to reserve.

Recruiting Policies

Recruiting Policies

To ensure the quality of our services and to better assist Texas Wesleyan University students, alumni and other users of our services, the Texas Wesleyan office of Career Services has established these policies and guidelines for all Texas Wesleyan activities sponsored by the office.

Recruiting activities include, but are not limited to: career fairs; on-campus interviews; information sessions; campus tabling; and advertising opportunities on university bulletin boards or via online services.

Career Services offers assistance to employers in accordance with the Principles of Professional Conduct for Career Services and Employment Professionals outlined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. These principles have guided our policy for university recruiting activities.

Services for Employers 
Career Services offers employers the use of its services and facilities so that they may access students and alumni form the University. Career Services, in return, expects that employers act in accordance with the Principles of Professional Conduct for Career Services and Employment Professionals outlined by NACE.

To be qualified as an employer to use Career Services:

  1. Employers must adhere to federal and Texas State EEO guidelines.
  2. The opportunity must not involve on-campus solicitation, posting of materials, or sale of products or services.
  3. Employers and individuals offering employment / entrepreneurial opportunities with compensation packages requiring commission only or requiring prospective employees to purchase a franchise or products or services upfront, or where compensation is based exclusively on commission or fees / percentage of sales from others under their sponsorship in the organization, are not permitted to access Career Services.

Exception: This does not apply to fees for Federal and State licensing requirements such as real estate, securities, etc.

Third-Party Recruiters

Definition of third-party recruiter:

  1. Third-party recruiters are agencies, organizations, or individuals recruiting candidates for temporary, part-time employment opportunities other than for their own needs. This includes entities that refer or recruit for profit or not for profit and it includes agencies that collect student information to be disclosed to employers for purposes of recruitment and employment.
  2. Third-party recruiting organizations charge for services using one of the following fee structures:
    1. Applicant paid fee- The applicant pays the third-party recruiter a fee based upon the applicant’s starting salary once the applicant is placed with an employer.
    2. Employer paid fee- such as:
      1. Retainer-The employer pays a flat fee to the third-party recruiter for services performed in the recruiting of individuals to work for the employer.
      2. Contingency fee-The employer pays the third-party recruiter a percentage of the applicant’s starting salary once the applicant is hired by the employer.
  3. The above definition includes, but is not limited to, the following entities regardless of the fee structure used by the entity to charge for services:
    1. Employment Agencies/Organizations that list positions for a number of client organizations and receive payment when a referred candidate is hired. The fee for listing a position is paid either by the firm listing the opening (fee paid) or by the candidate who is hired.
    2. Search Firms-Organizations that contract with clients (employers) to find and screen qualified persons to fill specific positions. The fees for this service are paid by the clients (employers).
    3. Contract recruiter-Organizations that contract with an employer to act as the employer’s agent in the recruiting and employment function.
    4. Resume Referral Firms-Organizations that collect data on job seekers which is sent to prospective employers. Fees exist for he employer, job seeker, or both.
  4. Temporary Agencies-Temporary agencies are employers, not third-party recruiters, and will be expected to comply with the professional conduct principles set forth for employer professionals. These are organizations that contract to provide individuals qualified to perform specific tasks or complete specific projects for a client organization. Individuals perform work at the client organization, but are employed and paid by the agency.

 Services for Third-Party Recruiters

  1. Agencies may post positions on our Online Career Office provided they include on the listing the name of the employer with the opening. Contact information for an individual at the employing company must be provided to career services staff for verification purposes. That information can either be made available to the jobseeker or not, at the discretion of the Third-Party Agency.
  2. Agencies may attend events sponsored by Career Services provided they clearly represent the name of the company(ies) they are representing. As with job listings, the Third-Party representative must provide Career Services with the contact information for the organizations contracting their agency to act on their behalf at the event.
  3. Agencies can request a link to their website displayed on our site.

In no case will Career Services direct candidates or their resumes to a Third-Party Agency.

In no case will Career Services refer, electronically or otherwise students to agencies that charge fees to the job seeker.

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Career Services releases candidate information only with the written permission of the employment candidate and only to the identifies employers. Re-disclosure of candidate information is not permitted.

Employers or agencies who violate any of the above policies or who have been judged by a court of law in the United States to be engaged in illegal activities are prohibited form using the office’s services.

Third-party recruiters must submit a Third Party Vacancy Listing Form by email (

Student/alumni resumes can be referred to a third-party recruiter only if the third-party recruiter agrees to the conditions listed below. The specific recruiter requesting documents must sign a confidentiality agreement or submit an agreement to abide by these conditions. Such correspondence should be sent to Michael Gatton, Director, with the request for resumes for positions posted on Handshake directly by the third-party recruiter.

Online postings must be viewed and confirmed by an Texas Wesleyan Career Services staff person.

Resumes will only be referred for specific jobs/positions. The title of the position(s) for which these resumes will be used must be indicated.

Third-party recruiters must disclose the client, or clients, they are representing and to whom the students’ resumes will be disclosed. Texas Wesleyan Career Services maintains the right to verify this information by contacting the named client or clients. This information will not be advertised in the posting made available to students. The client information will be kept confidential.

Under no circumstances can student information be disclosed for other than recruiting purposes nor can it be sold or provided to other entities outside of the client, or clients, for whom the resumes are designated.

Third party recruiters who directly charge the student(s) being referred for the available job(s) advertised are prohibited from receiving resumes.

The above guidelines govern the manner in which third-party recruiters may use and be served by the Texas Wesleyan Career Services Center. These guidelines adhere to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice. For more information about these documents, please refer to the following websites:

If you have any questions related to this policy, contact Career  Services at 817-531-6512 or