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Employer Recruitment Guide

All the information for employers, all in one place. View our guide to recruiting at SMU for more information on our programs, polices, and ways to engage with SMU students.

View the Employer Recruitment Guide


Employer Onboarding Sessions


Our staff host regularly scheduled Employer Onboarding Sessions to discuss how we can help your organization meet its recruiting goals. We encourage all employers to attend an onboarding session to understand more about SMU students and the Hegi Family Career Development Center. These sessions are hosted every other week on Thursdays at 11:00am. Please follow this link to register for an Employer Onboarding Session. 



Employer Engagement Menu


Below are our office’s general engagement offerings, but our staff is happy to discuss additional event options. Please fill out our Employer Engagement Form to express interest in any of the options below. 


  • Attend the All Majors Career Fair

  • Resume Review and Mock Interviews - These opportunities allow a member of your team to assist students looking to grow a career in your profession.

  • Tabling/Grab and Go/Lunch ‘n’ Learns - These can be informal or formal opportunities to meet students within the student center and build brand/job opening awareness on campus. This can be paired with an open position on Handshake to encourage students to apply, build general awareness, or share updates regarding your brand.   

  • Networking Toward the New Year/Mocktails with Mustangs  These events are our semesterly networking receptions where highly engaged, career-ready students will network with employers to grow their professional network.

  • Professional Development Sessions – Professional Development sessions focus on either something professionally generic or career specific (such as a resume tips and tricks, cover letter review, staying safe in the workplace, budgeting, linked-in profile review, benefits conversation, negotiations, and career fit. etc) and end with information on your company. 

  • Information Session – These allow for time to discuss your company to SMU students who are interested to learn more. 

  • Insight Panel – At certain points throughout the year, our office hosts panels related to specific topics or affinity groups for our employer partners to share their perspectives and advice with students.

  • Job Shadowing/Career Connections - This program allows a current SMU student to shadow an employee to learn more about the company culture and the day-to-day responsibilities of the position.

  • Site Visits - Site visits are a great opportunity for students to gain firsthand knowledge of your company culture through an in-person visit.

  • On Campus Interviews – Our office is happy to reserve space in our office for your staff to conduct on campus interviews for open positions.