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Learn About Our Employer Expectations


We have established guidelines and policies for employers utilizing our employer resources and services, including participating at career fairs, HireSMC, partnering with classes, information sessions, and other services provided by SMC and the Career Services Center. It is important that all parties involved in the employer recruitment process are fully aware and will act accordingly, per the guidelines we have set forth. These policies are intended to serve as a framework and are not all-inclusive. The Career Services Center does reserve the right to decline offers by any employer at their sole discretion with or without explanation. 

By adhering to these guidelines and policies, individuals and employers can help the Career Services Center maintain a professional, equitable, and successful recruiting environment for all parties involved. Your use of any of our services constitutes your binding agreement to the following guidelines and policies.

Campus and Career Related Policies* 

General guidelines and policies directed to all employers and organizations 

Specific to Employer Career Resource* 

Guidelines and policies based on the type of service utilized

Federal, State, and Local Regulations*

Laws and policies created at the Federal, State and Local levels of the U.S. Government

Professional Organization*

Principles created by professional organizations recognized by the SMC Career Services Center

* Exceptions to Policies and Guidelines - The Career Services Center reviews each company's profile and their request for employer services and resources to determine if it is appropriate for the college community. We make no guarantee that a company, their services, any position(s), etc. will be endorsed, represented or listed on our website, social media platforms, be approved for public viewing by our students, including our online job posting portal, HireSMC or guarantee a certain number of applicants or viewings.

Furthermore, the Career Services Center does reserve the right to make exceptions to the policies and guidelines related to our Employer Expectations, as warranted by special circumstances, i.e., in certain situations deemed to be acceptable and beneficial to our students, the Career Services Center, SMC, or employers using our services. Such exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Any exception made does not constitute a change in policy, nor is there a guarantee that this same decision will apply in the future.