Employer Terms and Agreement

Magner Career Center Employers - Terms of Use and Policies

By posting a job or internship in our site or recruiting at Brooklyn College, you are agreeing to the Magner Center's Terms of Use for Employers:

The Magner Career Center acts only as an intermediary between employers posting job opportunities, and candidates searching for job opportunities. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety or legality of the jobs or resumes posted, the accuracy of the listings, the ability of employers to offer job opportunities to candidates, or the ability of candidates to fill job openings. Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, the Magner Career Center does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because we cannot control the behavior of participants on our website, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you release the Magner Career Center and Brooklyn College (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands, and damages, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. Finally, note that we expect that you will use caution when using our job/internship posting system. The Magner Career Center makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the website or the material. The use of the system is at your own risk.

Review and Approval for Posting: The Magner Career Center reviews all job and internship postings for approval and inclusion into the eRecruiting system.  We reserve the right to not post a position that does not meet our expectations.

Accuracy of Job Description: Employers are responsible for ensuring that their job or internship description is an accurate reflection of the duties of an employee.

Internships: Quality internships provide students with experience that complement their education. Our internship employer toolkit contains various materials that will help prospective employers develop an internship that is mutually beneficial.  All employers are asked to review the material which contains best practices, our employer guidelines and other helpful material.

We understand that in the challenging economy, many organizations rely on the support of unpaid interns. Before posting an unpaid internship, we ask that you confirm that your positoin complies with the following guidelines from the Department of Labor. Please note that in order to post an unpaid position, the internship must encompass all 6 components below:

    1.    The internship, even though it includes actual operation of the facilities of the employer, is similar to training which would be given in an educational environment;
    2.    The internship experience is for the benefit of the intern;
    3.    The intern does not displace regular employees, but works under close supervision of existing staff;
    4.    The employer that provides the training derives no immediate advantage from the activities of the intern; and on occasion its operations may actually be impeded;
    5.    The intern is not necessarily entitled to a job at the conclusion of the internship; and
    6.    The employer and the intern understand that the intern is not entitled to wages for the time spent in the internship.
Discriminatory Practices: Federal laws prohibit job discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay and disability. These guidelines are available from The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In addition, The New York City Human Rights Law also prohibits discrimination based on gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, and partnership status.  The Magner Career Center will not post positions which do not adhere to any of these non-discriminatory guidelines.

Safety: Employers will offer students a safe and appropriate work environment for students. In most cases a private home usually is not considered appropriate for internships.

Sexual Harassment: Employers will not engage in sexual harassment as prohibited by CUNY Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policy.

Deadlines on Accepting Positions: Employers should allow students at least 24 hours to decide on whether to accept a job or internship. Positions recruited through on-campus recruiting have other deadline rules.

Third Party Staffing
: If appropriate, the Magner Career Center allows positions from third party staffing agencies to be posted online.

Upfront Costs or Required Activities: We will not post positions requiring students to pay special fees, purchase training materials, or participate in multi-level marketing as a preliminary condition of employment.

Payment of Wages: Employers will pay wages to students as agreed upon and as stipulated by the New York State Department of Labor.

The Magner Career Center reserves the right to decide which positions are posted or not posted at its discretion. For more information regarding ethical employment practices, guidelines and expectations see:  

    •    Employer Red Flags for Students
    •    Federal Internship Guidelines
    •    US Department of Justice Screening Best Practice
    •    NACE Position Statement on U.S. Internships
    •    NACE's Professional Standards for Employers
    •    EEOC guidelines