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UAB Career Services terms and conditions are preconditions for recruiting at UAB, with the sole consequence for noncompliance being revocation of permission to recruit at UAB. A handshake will need to be established first.

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) strives for open access and connections between students and employers. However, UAB reserves the rights to accept or deny any positions or recruiting organizations (Employer) based upon internal criteria. Additionally, UAB may deny or remove access rights for organizations that do not meet the criteria listed below.

  1.   UAB Career Center offer Employers the opportunity to post openings for internship and jobs, to manage On-Campus Recruiting, and to register for Career Services events via the Handshake System. Prior to receiving full access to Handshake, or other programs and services offered, you must indicate that you have read, understood, and agree to terms and conditions of the agreement outlined below.

    UAB Career Center reserve the right to deny access and participation to any recruiter, vendor, employer, school, or organization from participating in any event or activity. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • On-campus or off-campus recruiting events
    • Career expos, internship/job fairs
    • Informational sessions
    • Access to Handshake or other position posting platforms
  2.   Employers and vendors are not allowed to take photos of UAB-sponsored events without prior, proper written consent.
  3.   All internship/job opportunities are posted at the discretion of UAB Career Center leadership. The following positions will not be posted:
    • Positions that appear to discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran status.
    • Positions that require any form of monetary commitment from students prior to employment.
    • Positions within the adult entertainment industry.
    • Positions that do not comply with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) standards.
  4.   Employers will reasonably address complaints regarding workplace conditions made by students.

    An Employer will provide information to UAB Career Center regarding student complaints. In turn, UAB Career Center will provide reasonable assistance to the Employer in addressing such complaints.
  5.   Employers will reasonably address concerns with a student’s behavior or performance with the student.

    The Employer should provide information regarding its concerns with student behavior or performance to UAB Career Center. In turn, UAB Career Center will provide reasonable assistance to Employer in addressing such concerns.
  6.   An Employer will not look to UAB for any costs associated with a student position or the Employer’s participation in UAB programs. This includes any expenses associated with a workplace injury, claims against the Employer due to the actions of the student, or with regard to any claims, actions or damages arising out of the conduct of Employer or Employer’s agents, employees, or representatives.

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham Career Center departments abide by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice. By participating in UAB events/services, an Employers agree that they will adhere to applicable federal and state EEO laws, regulations, standards and guidelines as well as the appropriate principles set forth by NACE. http://www.naceweb.org/principles