2020-21 Recruiting FAQs for Employers

This resource provides details about how Wellesley Career Education will support recruiting during the 2020-21 academic year

Career Education Suit Program

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Is your wardrobe lacking the professional attire required to attend a conference, interview, or meeting? The Career Education Suit Program has quality suiting options for all gender identities in a full range of petite and regular sizes. Students can choose from jackets, skirts, dresses, and pants. Suits may be borrowed for up to 7 days. The date of return will be set upon check out. The suit must be returned in the condition in which it was lent out, dry-cleaned with a receipt.

Easy Guide to Hiring Foreign Graduates

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McCandlish Holton

Do not let fear of the simple visa process prevent you from hiring the best and brightest graduates available. This guide from the McCandlish Holton Immigration Practice Group provides an overview for employers seeking to hire foreign graduates of U.S. universities.

Grading Policy Letter Statement

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Wellesley College’s rigorous and dynamic academic program is one of the many reasons our employer and graduate school partners seek out Wellesley students. Our grading policy also sets us apart from other institutions. To ensure that our partners evaluate our students’ academic records equitably, the Office of the Provost has drafted a letter regarding that policy. The letter can be included in any application.

Hosting Your Career Education Recruiting Event on Campus

Each institution and student population is different, and over the years through analysis of employer and student feedback, common themes have emerged when engaging our students. We’d love to share these best practices with you in order to help you make the most of your time on campus. Regardless of whether you choose to host an on campus information session, industry specific networking event, tabling, or coffee chat, you will have the opportunity to work with both your designated Career Community Advisor as well as our Program Director for Employer Engagement who will assist you in creating a custom recruiting strategy that best meets your company needs.

Introduction to Networking

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For some, the idea of networking is exciting. For others, the mere mention of the word can be anxiety provoking. In either case, it is important to know:

  • Why networking is important to your lifelong career success
  • What networking actually is, and what it is not
  • Where you can effectively network
  • Skills and strategies for networking

On-Campus Recruiting Program Policies (Employers)

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Wellesley College has developed the following guidelines to promote an equitable and fair recruiting experience on behalf of our employers as well as our students. It is our expectation that employers who participate in on-campus recruiting become familiar with the following policies as well as reference these policies throughout the year. If any of the following expectations conflict with internal company hiring procedures, please do not hesitate to reach out.

On-Campus Recruiting Program Policies (Students)

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Wellesley Career Education

Career Education requires all students to abide by the following rules in order to maintain the success and integrity of Wellesley’s recruiting program.

Recruiting Best Practices (Employers)

Wellesley Career Education provides employers and graduate schools many opportunities to get in front of students to educate them about your organization, academic programs, industry trends, employment opportunities and hiring practices.

Recruiting Best Practices (Students)

Career fairs, meetups, and industry insight events are a great opportunity to gain exposure to a specific industry, job function or sector.