Although marijuana (cannabis) is legal under certain conditions in the state of Nevada, it is not legal under federal law. To ensure compliance with federal law, Lee Business School Career & Professional Development Office will not post internship or work opportunities at companies that may possess or come into contact with marijuana products. Additionally, Lee Business School Career & Professional Development Office will not support internships for credit or non-credit where a student may come into contact with marijuana products (including work with a company’s clients, attendance at marijuana conventions, etc.). The Drug Free Schools and Communities Act 1989 (DFSCA) provides, “as a condition of receiving funds or any form of financial assistance under any Federal program, an institution of Higher Education must certify that it has adopted and implemented a program to prevent the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs or alcohol by students and employees.” Further, under the DFSCA, institutions of Higher Education must employ “standards of conduct that clearly prohibit, at a minimum, the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on its property or as part of its activities.” Dispensaries (i.e. retail shops), cultivators or manufacturers of THC infused edibles are examples of businesses that directly work with marijuana, a Schedule 1 federally illicit drug. However, many businesses fall into a gray area including ancillary (e.g. a growlight manufacturer) businesses, real estate leasing businesses, consumption device and consulting businesses among others. Requests of Lee Business School Career & Professional Development Office that may involve ancillary businesses connected to the marijuana industry will be reviewed to ensure compliance with state and federal law. LEE is committed to the ongoing protection of student access and eligibility for federal financial aid.
Equal Employment Opportunity
LEE makes its services available only to those firms whose employment practices and procedures are consistent with the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. These provisions prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, race, creed, color, handicap, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, or conviction record.
Information on student internships can be found here.
Job Board Policy
Lee Business School (“LEE”) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas provides a service to its students by allowing employers to recruit its students using Handshake. In providing this service, LEE seeks to maximize student choice in their selection of career-related employment. It is required that any employer using this service must abide by all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring.
Handshake is for LEE students seeking full-time, part-time, and internship career-related positions posted by small and large businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Third-party firms that wish to recruit LEE students will only be permitted to create a profile and post positions (see NACE Principles for Third Party Recruiters). In addition, the firm must reveal the name of the client it is recruiting on behalf of in the job posting and must disclose its status as a third-party firm in the job posting. Positions that request donations, fees, or investments, or offer items or services for sale cannot be listed in Handshake.
LEE reserves the right to refuse service to employers due to any of the following: requiring at the time of application personal information such as bank account and social security numbers; misrepresentation by dishonest information or absence of information; email accounts such as Yahoo, AOL, and Gmail that are not affiliated with the hiring organization; P.O. Box addresses; fraud; harassment of University of Nevada, Las Vegas students, alumni, or staff; breach of confidentiality; failure to adhere to these policies and/or any violation of University of Nevada, Las Vegas rules and regulations, as well as local, state, and federal laws.
Lee Business School Policies for Employers and Recruitment
Lee Business School (“LEE”) recruiting policies are consistent with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. In addition, LEE is a National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) member school and adheres to the NACE Principles for Ethical Professional Practice.
In alignment with NACE Principles, LEE will:
- Practice reasonable, responsible, and transparent behavior;
- Act without bias;
- Ensure equitable access;
- Comply with all laws associated with local, state and federal entities;
- Protect confidentiality.
LEE helps its students prepare for and achieve personally rewarding careers. As a result, LEE has developed the following practices with regard to the recruitment of its students:
- Guarantee equitable services for all students and employer partners;
- Ensure equitable access by proactively addressing inclusivity and diversity;
- Comply with all local and federal laws including but not limited to EEO compliance, immigration, and affirmative action;
- Respond to complaints of non-compliance in a timely and prudent manner;
- Adhere to the strict confidentiality of all personal information related to students and their engagement with services, programs, and resources as well as information related to professional plans.
LEE will not:
- Select students for interview/hire on behalf of an employer;
- Make employment decisions for an employer;
- Discriminate on the basis of race, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, age, or economic status.
The résumés within Handshake are available to recruiting employers to fill positions within their company only. Any résumés or résumé information obtained through Handshake or LEE may not be referred or distributed outside of the employer’s company to other companies, organizations, or third-party firms.