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Why recruit Messiah College students?

Recruiting Options:

  • Internship Postings  - Please see our Employer Page under Internships

  • Read the information below and then create a free account on our Handshake system.
    • If your organization is a for-profit business, compensation is expected and virtually mandated by federal regulations.  Read FLSA Fact Sheet #71 from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.


      Read the information below 

      If your organization is unable to offer a regular wage, consider helping the student with a stipend or internship-related expenses such as parking fees, mileage, meals, etc.


      Unpaid student employment will not violate the U.S. Department of Labor's Fair Labor Standards Act if it is a training program which meets criteria found in the FLSA Fact Sheet #71 from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.

      Many employers ask how much they should pay students.  The wage range for 2015-2016 was $7.25-$25.00 per hour.  Median wage rate is $10.00 per hour.  Check out this infographic - The Case for Paying Interns

    • Job Postings - Create a free account on our Handshake system.
    • On Campus Recruitment – Meet face-to-face with students. Contact: Carol Hall -  /  717-691-6016
    • International Business Night - September 26, 2017
    • Career & Graduate School Expo - October 25, 2017 - attended by over 500 candidates
    • Regional Job Fairs - Check out the Central Pennsylvania Employment Consortium (CPEC) and Teacher Recruitment Day (TRD)
    • Camp Days - March 7 & 9, 2017
    • Information Table – Reserve a table in the Campus Commons to visibly present your organization and interact with students.  Contact: Carol Hall -  /  717-691-6016

    For more information, please contact:

    Michael True, Senior Associate, Talent Development & Marketing
    Career and Professional Development Center
    Messiah College 
    PO Box 4511
    One College Avenue
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
    Phone:  717-691-6016
    Fax:  717-691-2316

    Recruitment Policies:

    NACE Principles for Professional Conduct
    Messiah College's Military Recruiter Access Policy