Recruiting at Freeman
Best Practices for Recruiting at Freeman School of Business
Posting a Job. The Career Management Center uses the Handshake recruiting platform to give employers access to students across all disciplines who are searching for full-time and internship opportunities. For more information or assistance in creating your account, contact Alexsis Skeen.
Why Handshake? Handshake is the trusted partner of more than 1,400+ colleges and universities, including Tulane. Their mission to “democratize opportunity” reinforces our commitment to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) ethical principles on equity and inclusion. It is important to us that your opportunities are accessible to all students.
Job Descriptions. Upload job descriptions in Handshake (or send directly to us) as early as possible before presenting information sessions, scheduling coffee chats, meeting with student groups or engaging with students in other ways. Include the position’s function, requirements, location and work authorization to ensure you receive the most prepared candidates. *Job descriptions that are uploaded less than a month before the application deadline or that are ambiguous may result in disappointing application numbers.
Interviews. Employers are encouraged to schedule interviews (on-campus or virtual) at times that do not require students to skip academic commitments and to be considerate of final exam periods and religious holidays. View Tulane’s academic calendar.
Job Offers. Job offers for both full-time and internship opportunities should be made in an offer letter sent directly to the student. Employers are asked to provide information on offers made, offers accepted and salaries offered to Alexsis Skeen, recruiting relations manager, at email@example.com. This helps us to prepare accurate employment reports at the end of each recruiting year. (Salary data collected by the Freeman School is reported in aggregate form only.) *Students are urged to immediately release offers they do not plan to accept. Reneging on offers is considered a serious breach of both our recruiting policies and student conduct, and such action receives immediate attention.
Offer Timelines. To ensure students have adequate opportunity to make well-informed decisions regarding job opportunities, the Career Management Center encourages employers to give students ample time to consider all offers. Exploding offers, defined as giving a candidate an unreasonably short period of time to accept an offer before it is revoked, are prohibited. We encourage employers to follow guidelines established by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Referrals and Recommendations. We work closely with our employer partners to help identify pools of candidates that most closely match job criteria. However, employment law and our strong sense of ethics preclude arbitrary recommendation of one student over another.
Non-Discrimination and Equitable Access. The Freeman School does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Accordingly, the School seeks relationships with and makes its facilities available to recruiting organizations whose practices are consistent with this policy.
Thank you for your interest in Freeman students. We look forward to partnering with you and your organization!