West Liberty University Career Services is a function of the Learning & Student Development Center and is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and adheres to guidelines set forth in the NACE Principles for Professional Practice.  We expect employers who recruit at West Liberty University to adhere to the Principles for Employment Professionals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Employers must adhere to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recruitment and employment laws, including offering employment without regards to race, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or citizenship unless legally required, and provide equal opportunity to handicapped individuals and disabled veterans.

Employers must adhere to the Department of Labor, EEOC, and federal and West Virginia State Laws.

Career Services will not tolerate discrimination in any form.  Any acts of such discrimination by company representatives reported to our office will be reported to the hiring organization for investigation and remedy.

Right to Refuse Service

We reserve the right to refuse service to employers for factors such as: 

  • Misrepresentation by dishonesty or lack of information
  • Fraud
  • Complaints by students
  • Harassment of West Liberty University students, alumni or faculty/staff
  • Breach of confidentiality
  • Requiring, at the time of application, personal information such as bank and social security numbers
  • Positions not likely of interest to college students or alumni
  • Excessive outlay of personal funding required to obtain the position
  • Failure to adhere to Career Services policies and/or any violation of West Liberty University rules and regulations as well as local, state or federal laws
  • Direct competition to the services provided by West Liberty University Career Services or requiring a fee for services similar to what Career Services offers
  • Promoting specific products or ideas (i.e. religious, political, etc.) rather than promoting a job or internship
  • Organization has a residential address
  • Personal email accounts used (such as Gmail, Yahoo, or Outlook)


West Liberty University Career Services reserves the right to make exceptions or changes to these guidelines at any time or as warranted by unique circumstances. Situations will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Any employer who fails to meet these guidelines, or is found to violate them in any way, may be denied access to West Liberty University recruitment opportunities.