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How we can help

New Mexico Highlands University provides numerous free services through The Center for Professional Development and Career Readiness to assist employers in their recruiting efforts for all academic departments. Our career fairs do require registration fees.

The Center for Professional Development and Career Readiness customizes your recruiting experience to your needs whether you want to post a job or visit campus to conduct interviews or information sessions. Highlands University is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and follows its Principles of Professional Conduct with regard to career development and employment practices.

Thank you for considering Highlands University students and graduates for your hiring needs. To maximize recruiting efforts, employers/agencies are encouraged to read the following links:

Undergraduate Majors at Highlands University
Graduate Degrees at Highlands University
Employer Recruiting Policies (PDF)
NACE Principles of Professional Conduct for Employers
How to make the most of career fairs PDF

Job postings
Career and internship fairs
On-campus interviewing
Employer Information Sessions
Faculty Connections
On-campus Recruitment (OCR) Form (PDF)

Job Postings
The Center for Professional Development and Career Readiness will post your job opportunities (internships, summer employment and research programs, part-time jobs, cooperative education, and career opportunities) on our webpage, bulletin boards and send to the respective academic departments. Please send the information to

Career/Job Fairs

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The fall career fair was so successful that we are doing a spring fair for the first time ever! Registration for students and alumni is open for the Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Must have a Handshake account to participate.

Over 31 employers have already registered, with 35 group and 305 individual sessions to choose from on the day of the event. Don’t delay — register today!

Our events invite diverse employers/organizations to promote their summer jobs, internships, careers and graduate school opportunities to our students and alumni in a variety of fields including business, social work, healthcare, sciences/STEM, liberal arts, media arts, and social/behavioral sciences.

If you have any questions, please contact the Center for Professional Development and Career Readiness at 505-454-3048 or email

Employer Information Sessions

We will schedule your career information sessions in available rooms, actual classes, and/or information tables set up in student traffic areas on campus. This provides an ideal opportunity to promote your employment programs to larger groups of students. Call our office at 505-454-3048 or complete the On-campus Recruitment (OCR) Form (PDF).

Faculty Connections
Our office will be glad to schedule meetings for you with faculty to promote your internship and career opportunities. Faculty is the key to promoting and enhancing your opportunities to students. Call our office at 505-454-3048 or email us at

Highlands University resources for employers

University Calendar
Directions to the university and campus map
Student organizations/clubs
Faculty/staff directory
Las Vegas Community
NACE salary calculator

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New Mexico Highlands University Career Services
1005 Diamond Ave.
Las Vegas, NM 87701