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Tippie MBA: The First 8 Weeks
The first eight weeks of the business school curriculum at Tippie have been challenging, but students have already begun to reap the rewards of the program.
Real Internships: Charlie Chiappetta on Bosch
Here’s another lesson on why networking matters. Charlie Chiappetta ’15 didn’t land his summer internship on a career expo floor. Instead, he made a contact, maintained it, and eventually landed the opportunity he wanted.
Empowering Women & Building Relationships: NAWMBA Career Fair
The 2014 NAWMBA Career Fair and Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on October 9-11. Schedules were packed, but it was a great time for women to network, grow professionally, and interact with recruiters.
What’s Unique About Iowa City? A Newcomer’s Tale
What sets Iowa City apart–beyond the top notch academics, the football tailgates, the downtown nightlife, and the diverse array of local restaurants? Read on to see what makes this place so unique.
Dotting the “I”s: Lessons learned at the I3 Forum
Among many gems from our keynote speaker: “If your team feels ideas need to be perfect before they’re pitched, you’re not going to hear many new ideas.”
By Erin Crawford on October 8, 2014 | No CommentsIt wasn’t her first big move. Ping Wu (’16) left her hometown of Jian, in southeastern China, for Chengdu, where she attended college. But Iowa was certainly farther. The first year MBA finance academy member chose The University of Iowa […]
By Maria Helfenberger on October 5, 2014 | No CommentsMoving out of one’s familiar cultural setting is challenging, exciting, and full of learning opportunities. Having international experiences on one's resume in the age of globalization is increasingly sought after in the workplace.