Human Resources

Hiring Policies & Additional Information

Hiring Policies

Employment of Members in the Same Family or Household

This procedure sets forth guidelines covering the employment of members of the same immediate family or household at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Employment of Foreign Nationals

Information that supervisors need to know when sponsoring a foreign national.

Employment of Minors
When employing minors it is important to adhere to the regulations set forth by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States Department of Labor.

Additional Information

U.S. Department of Labor

The Department of Labor (DOL) fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements.