Employer Recruiting Policies and Guidelines
Employment recruiters who wish to make use of the assistance, services and/or facilities offered by the career services offices at The University of Texas at Austin must comply with UT's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (below), UT Career Services Job & Internship Posting Standards and the additional Recruiting Policies and Guidelines outlined by the College-based Career Services offices with which they interface. As part of the University's commitment to leadership in the area of ethics and professional conduct, we require employers utilizing UT Career Services to adhere to employment laws and principles of professional practice, as outlined by the federal government and The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice, respectively.
Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity
The University of Texas at Austin is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, including sexual harassment, age, disability, citizenship, and veteran status. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression is also prohibited pursuant to University policy.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies, including but not limited to serving as the University's Title IX/ADA/504/Title VI and 1975 Age Discrimination Coordinator:
Jennifer Maedgen, Senior Associate Vice President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, 512-471-6259 | PO Box 7609, Austin Texas 78713. For more information, please visit the Office of Institutional Equity.
The office of the Dean of Students has primary responsibility for responding to questions about and receiving student complaints of discrimination of or by students. Students who believe they have been subjected to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation should consult with the Assistant Dean of Students. Additionally, students or employees may address questions or complaints to a department chairperson or other university administrative personnel within the department of administrative area in which such actions are alleged to be occurring. In such cases, the chairperson or administrator should immediately contact the Assistant Dean of Students or the Equal Opportunity Services office for consultation.
Should you have any questions, please contact one of the UT Career Services Offices listed on the home page.
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Austin to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, including sexual harassment, age, disability, citizenship, and veteran status. Procedures for filing discrimination complaints on the basis of gender, including sexual harassment, are addressed by HOP Policy 4.B.2. Pursuant to University policy, this policy also prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
The University of Texas at Austin is committed to this policy in the operation of the Career Services and services are available only to employers who conform to this policy in hiring. Any complaint that an interviewing employer does not conform to this policy with regard to hiring will be investigated to determine whether such practices have indeed occurred.
Students using the Career Services are advised of their rights under federal law, and of the method for filing a complaint with the appropriate agency. Each interviewer should be familiar with the UT Career Services recruiting guidelines as well as the equal employment provisions of federal law.
Updated: November 1, 2011