Hiring Long Island University candidates
Whether you are an off-campus employer seeking top talent for your full-time, part-time opportunities or internships, or an on-campus department who would like to hire a student worker to round out your team, you’ve come to the right place!
Long Island University is equipped with some of the most impressive, career-ready students and alumni in the nation. Our Employer Engagement team is excited to help you recruit and hire our outstanding students and graduates. One way we do this is by cultivating a robust employer network featuring partnerships with regional and national leaders across industry sectors
Employers can use Handshake as a recruitment tool, to post positions, identify qualified candidates and manage on-campus recruitment activities. To access Handshake, click here.
For more information contact us with any questions at EmployerEngagement@liu.edu
Frequently Asked Questions
Our partners post openings on our Handshake platform, deliver information sessions, and participate in recruitment events, on-campus interviews, workshops, and discussions. The resume search feature on Handshake enables approved employers to view the resumes of students and alumni who have opted into this feature.
The United States Department of Labor has established guidelines to help determine whether interns working for “for-profit” employers are entitled to minimum wages and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). See https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs71.htm.
Internships, whether for pay or for academic credit, must abide by these guidelines. We suggest that paid internships offer a salary of at least minimum wage. Students receiving academic credit for an internship must secure departmental approvals before beginning an internship. The position must also meet the requirements set by the academic departments (requirements may vary by department.)
In order to post a position on the Handshake platform, organizations are required to register and complete a full profile on the job platform that includes:
Our staff will review your request to connect with LIU, and all above information must be included on your organization’s Handshake profile page in order to be considered an approved employer.
We will not approve the following positions on Handshake:
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