Employer User Policy

The Boise State University Career Center strives to provide information that will connect Boise State students and alumni to the best possible job opportunities that offer training, support, and structure in student employment, internships or entry-level positions after graduation. The Career Center makes its facilities and services available to organizations for employment listings, campus interviewing, career fairs and information sessions. Our services for employers are designed to assist them in their efforts to hire qualified personnel and afford Boise State students opportunities to examine career options without disrupting their academic pursuits.

Employer User Policy

Eligibility for the Use of Career Center Services

It is expected that employers will interact with students, alumni, and Career Center staff in a professional and ethical manner, including providing complete information about their organization and conditions of employment within their organization. Employers must also meet the following requirements to be eligible to use the Career Center facilities and/or services:

  • Comply with “for profit” private sector employer standards regarding unpaid internships as set by the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Supply current contact information including organization name, address, contact person, domain/company based email address, phone number, physical address, organization description, pay rate (if applicable), detailed description of position, and preferably a website.
  • Keep all student information obtained confidential unless receiving additional written student consent. This standard complies with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).


It is expected that positions for which the organization is recruiting will provide a guaranteed salary of at least minimum wage. A draw against future earnings does not constitute a salary. However, employers offering commission-based positions for full-time career positions may use the Career Center if they inform the Career Center and interviewees of the specific manner in which remuneration is to be determined. No commission-based part-time or internship positions will be posted unless approved by the Career Center on a case-by-case basis.

All positions for which the organization is recruiting must provide compensation that does not rely on recruiting others to join the organization.

Fees Charged to Candidates

Those companies requiring candidates to invest, purchase supplies, or pay a fee as a condition of employment will not be allowed access to any Career Center services. This includes startup or training fees. Positions which require students and alumni to purchase a franchise or “business opportunity” will not be allowed access to services.


Boise State University is a non-commercial campus. Employers are not allowed to recruit for positions whose duties will involve the on-campus sale or promotion of products or services to Boise State students, faculty, or staff (e.g. Campus Brand Ambassadors).

Third Party Recruiters

Third-party recruiters as defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as:  Third-party recruiters are agencies, organizations, or individuals recruiting candidates for temporary, part-time, or full-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. The term “third party recruiters” refers to, but is not limited to: employment agencies, staffing services, temporary agencies, on line job boards, recruiters, and contractors. Third-party recruiters will not be allowed to attend Career Fairs to recruit for other companies. Representatives from these companies may post under the following conditions:

  • They must fully disclose to the Career Center the name of the client that the third-party recruiter is representing and to whom the students’ credentials will be disclosed.
  • They must keep all student information obtained confidential unless receiving additional written student consent. This standard complies with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • They must not retain any student resumes for future placement unless given additional student written consent.
  • They must not charge a fee to the applicant.

Employers Not Allowed to Recruit Through the Career Center

Certain employers will not be allowed to recruit through the Career Center:

  • Employers who fail to meet the conditions of our Employer User Policy.
  • Employers who have positions requiring employees to sell products or services door to door (cold calling). This is for the safety and security of our students.
  • Employers who are involved in strikes and are hiring for positions which are included in the affected bargaining units.
  • Employers who have been judged by a court of law in the United States to be engaged in illegal activities.
  • Employers who request personal data (i.e. social security number, bank account information) at the time of application.
  • Employers who misrepresent their organization by providing dishonest information or omitting critical information.
  • Employers who want to post any position related to the adult entertainment industry.

Again, the Career Center reserves the right to decline approval for any employer job posting or access, as we deem appropriate. Any reported breach of any part of this policy will result in the termination of all future opportunities to recruit Boise State students and alumni through the Career Center.