Post an Opportunity

To make opportunities available to WMU candidates, post them in BroncoJOBS. For more information about creating an account, refer here. More questions can be answered on our BroncoJOBS Frequently Asked Questions page.

What can be posted? | Who can post? | What information is required? | How to get the most qualified candidates | Posting guidelines | Confidentiality of student information | Need help? 

What opportunities can be posted?

  • Full-time positions that require at least a bachelor’s degree in a major/field of study offered at WMU
  • Internships
    -Paid internships
    -Unpaid internships (nonprofit organizations and government agencies only)
  • Part-time jobs in the greater Kalamazoo area (within 10 miles of the main campus)
  • Student employment and graduate assistant opportunities on WMU campus
  • Positions requiring seasoned candidates with experience may be posted by employers at no cost on the Alumni LinkedIn Group page

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Who can post opportunities?

  • Public, private, government and nonprofit organizations (no fees may be charged to students for start up costs, training, etc.)
  • Recruiting agencies if the candidate pays no fee and is not required to function as an independent contractor
  • Private residents in the greater Kalamazoo area with part-time employment, such as childcare, housekeeping, tutoring, and yard work (view details and more information)
  • All employers must submit functioning company website address and corporate email domain.

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What information is required to post an opportunity?

  • Job description 
  • Contact person’s name, email, address, and telephone number
  • Specific candidate criteria (GPA, class year, major, etc.)
  • Required application materials (resume, cover letter, transcript, references)
  • Delivery method for application materials (by email, through BroncoJOBS/Handshake, etc.)
  • Application deadline
  • Location of the job
  • Method of payment that is compliant with federal and state laws and guidelines.

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How to get the most qualified candidates for job postings

For best matching results in the BroncoJOBS powered by Handshake, employers should list WMU student majors from the resources below. 

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Job and internship posting guidelines

  • To utilize BroncoJOBS, all employers and their representatives must comply with all Equal Employment Opportunity standards.
  • Please read the Department of Justice Best Practices for Online Job Postings to ensure that your organization is in compliance with the law with regard to work authorization when recruiting at WMU.
  • Employers may not ask the employee for fees to pay for training, applications or other job-related expenses (excluding federal and state licensing requirements such as real estate, securities, etc.), or ask a student intern to pay any fee except for housing or tuition.
  • Career and Student Employment Services reserves the right to edit, delete, or decline employer profiles or job postings that require financial investment on the part of our students/alumni or may involve unreasonable risks, as well as postings that are not in compliance with the NACE Principles for Employment Professionals.

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confidentiality of student information

Employment professionals must maintain the confidentiality of all student information released to them, regardless of the source, including personal documents, written records/reports, and computer databases. This means that there should be no disclosure of student information to another organization without the prior written consent of the student, unless necessitated by health and/or safety considerations, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

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Need help?

  • If you need help with BroncoJOBS, our employer relations team is here to help you between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Email us at broncojobs@wmich.edu or call us at (269) 387-2745.

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