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NACE Principles for Employment Professionals

The Career Center requires employers uphold the professional conduct standards outlined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in their Principles for Employment Professionals, a subsection within NACE's Principles for Professional Practice

Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance

Employers recruiting DePaul students and using the university's job board must comply with all applicable laws relating to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and may not discriminate against a job applicant because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, parental status, ancestry, source of income or any other classes protected by local, state and federal law. Federal law also prohibits citizenship status and national origin discrimination with respect to hiring, termination, and recruiting, or referring for a fee. Visit EEOC and the Department of Justice for additional information on prohibited EEO practices.

Job & Internship Offer Policy

In order to allow our students adequate time to assess their options when interviewing, we have developed specific offer policies. Please be sure to adhere to these dates when you are providing offers to our students this year.

  • All offers resulting from fall campus recruiting should be left open through November 15th.
  • Offers resulting from Winter/Spring campus recruiting should be open through April 15th.

Thank you for your help in communicating these dates to students as you make offers. Please do still encourage them to seek guidance in the Career Center as they move through the interview and offer process.

Hiring International Students

What can international students bring to your workplace?

  • Global exposure and cross-cultural awareness
  • Diversity of thought and skill
  • Adaptability to the challenges and changes in today's innovative workplace
  • Language and cultural skills
  • Potential international liaison for employer

What resources are available at DePaul?

Most colleges or universities with a sizable number of international students have dedicated international student advisors. Check the website of the DePaul college in which you are interested for that information. DePaul's International Student & Scholar Services will also be a key resource to find up-to-date employment options for international students.​

What are the most common work authorizations?

The three most common work authorizations available for international students include:

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is integral to the student's major and the experience must be part of his or her program of study.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is temporary employment related to an F-1 student's area of study. Students can apply to receive up to 12 months of OPT employment authorization.

H1B Program is for employment of up to three years. This may be extended, but generally cannot go beyond a total of six years.​

How do you report job offers and recruiting feedback?

Let us know about the DePaul students or alumni you hire! The information you provide us is kept confidential. We ask that you include as much detail as possible. We also welcome input on your recruiting experience with DePaul. To inform our team about job offers or to provide feedback about your experience, please email us at​