Employers must adhere to all federal and provincial legislation pertaining to recruitment and other activities that may affect students and graduates of Capilano University.

It is not our role to monitor the recruiting practices of employers, but the Career Development Centre reserves the right to ban or suspend an employer from participating in any of its events and/or services based on student complaints, behaviour or actions by the employer contrary to the employer guidelines, and for any reason deemed necessary by Capilano University's Career Development Centre.

We do not regularly vet or screen employers, although we reserve the right to contact you for more information and to refuse to post your advertisement.

Any advertisement asking students for an upfront payment or a photograph of themselves can be considered discriminatory/unethical and we may refuse to post your advertisement. Any start-up costs (for example clothing, equipment, product, licensing fee) must be clearly identified in the job posting.

We recommend referring to the Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC/Yukon's (ACE-WIL) equity, diversity and inclusion resource pack for resources on high-impact EDI recruitment practices.

A note on unpaid internships

Current legislation in British Columbia requires at least minimum wage as hourly remuneration for positions which are classified as "work". Because of this, Capilano University will no longer accept postings for unpaid internships unless these are for a not-for-profit organization.

The following links will be able to provide you with thorough information about the Employment Standards Act:

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Career Development Centre

604 986 1911, ext. 4965
Library Building, room LB170