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Polar Careers Privacy Policy & Disclaimer


The Polar Careers office serves as a referral source for jobs and other opportunities and generally cannot make specific recommendations regarding employers. Polar Careers makes no guarantees about the positions listed in Symplicity. Polar Careers is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of off-campus employment. Due to the large volume of jobs received by us, we are not able to research the integrity of each and every organization or individual that lists a job with us. Students and alumni are urged to use common sense when applying for any job or internships, particularly if it is a domestic role and employment in a private home, or other opportunities not affiliated with a public or private sector organization.

While the Career Development Center makes every reasonable effort to ensure that employers engaged in campus hiring practices (either online or in person) adhere to certain ethical standards, (NACE Principles for Professional Conduct) be aware that some organizations may participate in illegal recruiting and business practices. 

We encourage you to research companies using the resources suggested by the Polar Careers office. Please contact us with questions or if you determine any company listing jobs or internships has misrepresented opportunities.

Privacy Policy

Personal Information

The Polar Careers office at Ohio Northern University is committed to providing its users sound privacy practices regarding electronic personal information. We operate computer systems that are developed by Polar Careers in partnership with external organizations for our job listings, student/employer database and on-campus recruiting services. Information collected by these systems is used to provide and tailor services to our customers and for program-planning purposes. Information also is used to construct aggregate reports for state agencies and internal institutional studies. Data collection and access to student information is governed by the following campus and federal policies:


Job listings, résumé services and campus recruiting are provided through the NACElink system. Polar Careers partners with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), a nonprofit professional organization for career centers and employers, and Direct Employers Association, a nonprofit association of national employers, to offer these services. Resumes and profiles of students and alumni participating in any of these services reside on the NACElink servers.

Jobs posted on the NACElink system may or may not be reviewed before posting. Site users are urged to validate job postings and use caution and common sense when applying. Do not disclose social security numbers, credit card information or bank account numbers to unknown employers. For details on NACELink privacy practices, please review the NACElink Privacy Policy.


When users submit personally identifiable information via the Polar Careers website, the information is protected both online and offline. Polar Careers uses the SSL encryption protocol for identifiable student information transmitted via the Internet. User information is restricted to Ohio Northern University employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a career counselor). Polar Careers uses third-party products for some of our web site applications. Third-party partners are granted access to user information when it is necessary to ensure the proper function of a third-party application.

In addition, user data is password protected so only you can access this information. All personally-identifiable information Polar Careers collects about you is stored in limited-access servers. Polar Careers has technical, administrative and physical security measures and safeguards in place to protect against the loss, misuse,and alteration of the information under the Polar Careers offices' control.


Polar Careers partners with third-party organizations (e.g., Optimal Resume, NACELink) for some of the applications accessed through our site. Some of these applications require cookies to be enabled in order to function properly. If you have questions about a partner's security or privacy policies, please refer to that organization's website.

External Websites

While using the Polar Careers website, you may encounter hypertext links to the web pages of organizations not directly affiliated with either the Polar Careers office or Ohio Northern University. Polar Careers does not control the content or information practices of these external organizations; we highly recommend that you review the privacy statements of these organizations.

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