Employers

 

EMPLOYER – COVID-19 Currently Asked Questions

Towson University's response to COVID-19

Towson University is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As the situation continues to change, our top priority is the health and safety of our community. Learn more about Towson University's response to the coronavirus.

How can I recruit TU students and alumni if I can’t do so on campus?

Employers can continue to post positions to Handshake, as employer requests and position postings will continue to be reviewed and approved during this time. Learn more about Handshake at our Handshake Employer FAQ page.

Internships: A New Virtual Reality (PDF)

Micro-Internships – TU is partnering with Parker Dewey, the largest freelance platform connecting college students to companies large and small for immediate short-term paid jobs and projects—completed virtually.

Check Handshake for a complete list of virtual fairs and industry-specific events.

Employers can also participate in Virtual On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) by requesting interview schedules via Handshake for virtual interviews.

Finally, we encourage employers to get creative and consider experimenting with a virtual event,  information session, hosting a virtual tour of your offices, or perhaps a panel session featuring alumni who work at your organization. We are happy to help you think things through; do not hesitate to contact us as . If you decide to try something, you can submit the event in Handshake for approval and once approved, you are off and running!

What about the TU students employed by my organization; can they continue to work/intern?

Please note that with the closure of the residence halls, students may no longer have a local presence; your understanding of these unique circumstances is appreciated.

Additionally, the development of remote work options for students is encouraged. Please be aware that this guidance may change as the situation evolves.

Who should I contact if I have additional questions?

You are encouraged to email the Career Center at . This email will be actively monitored and your message will be sorted and responded to in a timely manner.

Connecting students to the workforce through experiential education and employment opportunities

The Career Center extends a warm welcome to new employers and recognizes those who continue to provide significant opportunities for Towson University students.

To support the Career Center’s mission of connecting students to the workforce through experiential education and employment opportunities, we offer a variety of employer resources (PDF) to assist employers with their recruitment efforts. Employers are an invaluable resource to the university; we look forward to a long, collaborative partnership with your organization! Use the additional navigation links to explore our employer resources.