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About HERC

HERC is a non-profit consortium of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives.

What HERC Offers Jobseekers

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. This means you have access to excellent faculty, research, staff and executive positions at employers around the country. If you’re part of a dual-career couple HERC has tools to help you and your partner find jobs within a commutable distance.

What HERC Offers Member Institutions

Is your campus hiring the most outstanding and diverse faculty, staff, and executives? Do you have a successful strategy for assisting dual-career couples? Interested in pooling resources to increase your campus' effectiveness in these areas?

Find out how HERC member institutions work together to strategically address these recruitment priorities. HERC has developed leading regional & national higher education jobs websites, diverse job seeker pools & a network of colleagues at nearby campuses who collaborate on dual-career hiring issues and convene regularly for professional development opportunities. Members also receive special pricing from numerous higher education vendors, often saving more than the cost of membership.

Learn how HERC membership can help your institution

What HERC Offers Corporate & Non-Profit Partners

HERC offers partners the opportunity to present business solutions and information about their organizations to higher education human resources, chief academic officer, and diversity leaders – the individuals responsible for purchasing decisions at their institutions.

Learn how partnering with HERC can help your organization

Leigh Dzwik
"Being a member of HERC expresses the institutional value of collaboration with other higher education institutions and shows candidates that we are willing to reach out to the whole person as a hire, not just for the position itself."

- Leigh Settlemoir Dzwik, Assistant President for Academic Human Resources, Oakland University

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  1. How interns can impress an employer this summer

    College students should use summer internships to improve their business etiquette, build their network and seek a full-time offer if they enjoy the job, Lindsey Pollak, millennial workplace expert at The Hartford, suggests. "Asking about benefits as an intern shows interest and I wouldn't be shy about communicating that you really want to work there if you like it," Pollak says. Forbes (5/20)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/nataliesportelli/2016/05/20/5-mistakes-to-avoid-making-at-your-internship-this-summer/#39b5a57584bf
  2. How graduate students can succeed without an internship

    Graduate students can still find a good job without an internship by engaging in industry-specific social media networking and getting involved in student groups, recent graduate Alice Williams advises in this blog post. "Joining a graduate student organization, in particular, is a valuable way to network with others to learn about their research and connect with like-minded individuals," she writes. InsideHigherEd.com (5/22)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/internship-isn%E2%80%99t-always-necessity
  3. Resources that can help college graduates land a job

    CNBC (5/19)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttp://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/16/tips-for-college-graduates-on-the-job-hunt.html
  4. Gig workers should get to organize, Sen. Warren says

    Workers in the gig economy should be allowed to organize and negotiate with their parent company for benefits and protection, says Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. These workers should pay into Social Security and have access to catastrophic insurance and paid leave, she says. The Hill (5/19)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttp://thehill.com/policy/technology/280576-warren-says-on-demand-economy-workers-should-be-able-to-organize
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