Direct Admit Peer Mentor Info Sessions (this week)

Want to help welcome the Class of 2026 next fall?  This is the job for you.

Peer mentors are responsible for helping co-teach the Direct Admit Seminar and helping the first year students adjust to college.

The link to the application and job description can be found here.

To learn more, please join an information session this week via Zoom

Tuesday, January 25 at 11:30
Wednesday, January 26 at 12:30
Questions? Feel free to reach out to melissa-baker@uiowa.edu

Mental Health Consultations-Let’s Talk Hawks!

Let’s Talk Hawks! is a brief 1 on 1, mental health consultation with a mental health professional. A few reasons you might access Let’s Talk Hawks! is for:

  • Questions about beginning therapy
  • Concerns about a peer and how you can support/help them
  • A specific, present concern you’d like resources on
  • Referrals to on and off campus resources
  • Learn more about services available through University Counseling Services
  • Share a programming idea related to mental health for Tippie

For spring 2022, Let’s Talk Hawks! will be held via zoom, January 26th-May 4th from 1:00-2:00 pm.  Consultations are first come, first serve; no appointment is required. Consultations are individual and confidential. To attend a session use the following zoom link https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/91905118790?pwd=dmdZRUZmNldwSzdqOU8reHN5ak8wUT09 or meeting ID 980 8797 0518

Let’s Talk Hawks! is not an emergency or crisis service. If you are in crisis, please call 911 or contact one of the following:

  • CommUnity: 1-855-581-8111
  • UIHC Emergency Treatment Center: 319-356-2233
  • UCS at 319-335-7294 between 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. to request a quick access or same-day appointment.

 

 

 

Wellness Workshops Available

Skills-based wellness workshops are available to all Tippie students this Spring. These workshops will guide you in self-reflecting on your strengths, weaknesses and barriers, then we’ll discuss skills you can apply based on insight you have developed. What works for one person doesn’t work for everyone, these workshops will lead you in deciding what works best for you.

Workshops are non sequential and no registration is required. The second date for workshops are a repeat

 

When: 3:00-3:30 pm-dates below based on topic

Where: The first 4 will be held via zoom and location TBD for last 4

https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95618864809?pwd=NGtWSWJMRndsSXBUb0lIY0hvU1Z4dz09

Meeting ID: 956 1886 4809

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For more information contact Kati Schneider, kati-schneider@uiowa.edu.

New Year, New Website for PCC!

Welcome back, students!  Here at the Pomerantz Career Center we have launched a new and improved student-focused website to help guide you with career planning and skill development.

We just have a few bumps to fine tune, but feel free to check it out and let us know what you think!

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How to get started:

  1. If you haven’t done so already, Find Your Career Community
  2. Not sure on what to major in or what career path to follow with your current major? Check out the Career Assessments page!
  3. When you are ready to create or update your resume, be sure to Download the Career Guide and check out these helpful resources!
  4. Don’t forget to create and update your Handshake Profile, upload your resume and make it public to employers.
  5. When you’re ready to search for a job or internship, check your career community page for daily feeds of new positions posted on Handshake in your industry area, log directly into Handshake and search, and don’t forget to check out all these resources. 

Wouldn’t it be nice to have all these things in a checklist? We have you covered!

download the make it happen checklist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have fun exploring the new website!

 

 

Join International Buddies at Tippie!

Experience a new culture at Tippie while sharing your culture with someone new. International Buddies at Tippie places international and American students in small groups based on mutual interests.

Throughout the semester, you’ll regularly meet up with your small group for dinner, coffee, studying, or anything that you enjoy doing. We also host buddy events throughout the semester including a massive kick-off at the beginning of the semester and a celebration at the end.

The opening celebration will be the evening of Wednesday, February 9!

APPLY HERE.

Add/Drop Week 1 Change via MyUI Without Advisers or Instructors Permissions.

Here is a summary of the most common course deadlines.  There are even more deadlines listed on the Office of the Registrar’s website: https://registrar.uiowa.edu/academic-calendar

Adding and Dropping the First Week of Classes

You may add and drop courses the first week of the semester via MyUI without any permissions from advisers or instructors. International students may need permission from ISSS. This option ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 24th.

Change of Registration- Registrar’s Website: https://registrar.uiowa.edu/changes-registration-myui-closed 

 

 

Frank Center opens January 24!

The Frank Business Communication Center opens on January 24! Located on the third floor in the BizHub, Frank Center peer consultants can help you with communication and writing assignments for any Tippie class. We can provide feedback at any stage of the assignment, from brainstorming and drafting to revising and polishing. We help with resumes, personal statements, and interview prep too!

Apply to be a Direct Admit Peer Mentor

Want to help welcome the Class of 2026 next fall?  This is the job for you.

Peer mentors are responsible for helping co-teach the Direct Admit Seminar and helping the first year students adjust to college.

The link to the application and job description can be found here: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/current-students/undergraduates/get-involved/peer-mentoring

There will be two information sessions via Zoom next week:

  • Tuesday, January 25 at 11:30
  • Wednesday, January 26 at 12:30

Questions? Feel free to reach out to melissa-baker@uiowa.edu

Mental Health Services Available at Tippie

 

Hello, my name is Kati Schneider, I am a Mental Health Therapist for students enrolled in a business major. I provide brief individual therapy, connect students with on and off campus resources, provide consultation to faculty and staff, and offer workshops and programming specific to mental health wellness and interventions. My office is located in the Undergraduate Program Office (UPO). To connect with m,  you can e-mail me at Kati-Schneider@uiowa.edu or call University Counseling Services (UCS), 319-335-7294, and ask to schedule with at Kati. To learn more about services available visit Mental Health Resources – Undergraduates | Tippie College of Business (uiowa.edu)

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Graduates – We offer career coaching even after you enter the real world!

 

Graduating?

Don’t forget to take our post-grad survey!

 

Not Graduating?

Register for Career Leadership Classes!

Become an expert on building your career path – take MAJOR AND CAREER EXPLORATIONS next semester!

CCP:1300 Major and Career Explorations – 1 s.h.

This course helps students identify their interests, skills, and values relative to majors and careers through self-assessment, informational interviews, and research on majors and careers.

 

What to go the extra mile? Check out the CAREER LEADERSHIP ACADEMY!

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The Career Leadership Academy is a 2-semester academic program that teaches students how to be successful at Iowa and beyond!

Career Leadership Academy Part 1: Leadership in Practice

MyUI Course Name: LS:2002
Fulfills requirements for the Enterprise Leadership major, the Bachelor of Liberal Studies program and the Certificate in Leadership Studies.

The purpose of this course is to increase students’ understanding of themselves and others. By pairing leadership theory with career preparation, students will develop leadership competencies and an understanding of group development.  Interaction with employers and community professionals is woven into the curriculum, including a panel discussion and professional feedback on presentation skills.  Other topics include CliftonStrengths, the Relational Leadership Model, and ethics in leadership.  Students will develop a resume, complete an informational interview, and prepare a group presentation.

Career Leadership Academy Part 2: Leadership in Action

MyUI Course Name:  LS:3002
Fulfills requirements for the Certificate in Leadership Studies, the Enterprise Leadership Major, and the Tippie College of Business’s Research, Internship, Study Abroad and Experiential Learning graduation requirement.

The purpose of this course is to increase students’ understanding of how to interact and work with others as effective team members and engaged citizens.  CLA Part 2 builds on CLA Part 1 by applying knowledge of leadership theory to a job search process.  Students engage in a service project as an opportunity to learn about social change while developing leadership competencies through hands-on group work.  Highlighted topics include the Social Change Model, interviewing and networking.

Check out other career related programs in the general catalog: https://catalog.registrar.uiowa.edu/university-college/career-center-programs/#coursestext 

Career Center Courses for Credit

CCP:1201 Academic Internship (1-3 s.h.)

CCP:1300 Major and Career Explorations (1 s.h.)

CCP:1301 Communication for the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:1302 Office Etiquette for the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:1303 Successful Teamwork for the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:1306 UI STEP: Student to Employed Professional (2 s.h.)

CCP:2004 Internships: Search, Secure, and Succeed (1 s.h.)

CCP:3102 Job Search Essentials (1-3 s.h.)

CCP:3103 MoneyWise (1-2 s.h.)

CCP:3104 Defining Your Career Path (2 s.h.)

CCP:3105 Transitioning from Campus to the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:3106 Career Computing Skills (2 s.h.)

CCP:3107 Social Media for Your Job Search (1 s.h.)

CCP:3203 Investment Wise: Personal Investment Basics (2 s.h.)

 

Events this Week in Handshake

Monday:

What: Mthree Careers Info Session- Winter 2021

Interests: Technology, General Business

When: Monday, December 13th 2021, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/913583/share_preview

 

What: L’Oréal Master Class – Recruiter Insights

Interests: Beauty Industry, Resume/Interview Tips & Tricks

When: Monday, December 13th 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/916116/share_preview

 

Tuesday:

What: Fit Check: How to Select the Right Company for you

Interests: Insurance, Sales, General Business

When: Tuesday, December 14th 2021, 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm EST

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/914284/share_preview

Season's Greetings

Commencement ceremony details – Fall 2021

Fall 2021 grads, congratulations!  We are so proud of your accomplishments here in the Tippie College of Business and are excited to see where your next adventure takes you!

Here are a few reminders if you are attending the commencement ceremony at Hancher Auditorium Saturday, December 18th:

  • Doors open at 12:00 p.m.  You should arrive no later than 12:15 p.m. Graduates should head to the Strauss Rehearsal Hall for line up.
  • Guests should be in their seats by 1:00 p.m. Tickets are not needed for guests.
  • The ceremony will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.  It will last approximately 75 minutes.
  • Do not bring any personal or valuable items with you to the rehearsal hall as there is no secure place to store them.
  • Parking information at Hancher can be found here.

If you did not RSVP for the ceremony but would still like to attend, please email Kate Mersch at katherine-mersch@uiowa.edu to be added to the list of attending graduates.

Make sure to pick up your cap and gown from the Hawk Shop if you haven’t yet!

Good luck on finals and we look forward to watching you cross the stage on Saturday!

Winter Break Hours and Info

Need to contact the UPO or your advisor over winter break?  Here are few items to consider:

UPO Lobby Hours (C140 PBB) 

December 20th-January 7th
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed for University Holidays: 
December 23rd, 24th, 31st
January 17th

You can call or email the UPO information desk at
319-335-1037
business-undergrad@uiowa.edu

Drop-ins 

Drop-ins will end on Friday, December 17th and will resume on Monday, January 10th.  You may still submit a question via the drop-in form.

Advising staff

This is a popular time for advisors to take a little break as well, so be patient as we respond to emails.  If you are wanting to meet with your advisor, their appointment availability will be updated on MyUI.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Need Credits? Want to Plan for a Successful Career? Take a Course with PCC!

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Register for Career Leadership Classes!

Become an expert on building your career path – take MAJOR AND CAREER EXPLORATIONS next semester!

CCP:1300 Major and Career Explorations – 1 s.h.

This course helps students identify their interests, skills, and values relative to majors and careers through self-assessment, informational interviews, and research on majors and careers.

 

What to go the extra mile? Check out the CAREER LEADERSHIP ACADEMY!

Career Leadership Academy Logo

 

 

 

 

The Career Leadership Academy is a 2-semester academic program that teaches students how to be successful at Iowa and beyond!

Career Leadership Academy Part 1: Leadership in Practice

MyUI Course Name: LS:2002
Fulfills requirements for the Enterprise Leadership major, the Bachelor of Liberal Studies program and the Certificate in Leadership Studies.

The purpose of this course is to increase students’ understanding of themselves and others. By pairing leadership theory with career preparation, students will develop leadership competencies and an understanding of group development.  Interaction with employers and community professionals is woven into the curriculum, including a panel discussion and professional feedback on presentation skills.  Other topics include CliftonStrengths, the Relational Leadership Model, and ethics in leadership.  Students will develop a resume, complete an informational interview, and prepare a group presentation.

Career Leadership Academy Part 2: Leadership in Action

MyUI Course Name:  LS:3002
Fulfills requirements for the Certificate in Leadership Studies, the Enterprise Leadership Major, and the Tippie College of Business’s Research, Internship, Study Abroad and Experiential Learning graduation requirement.

The purpose of this course is to increase students’ understanding of how to interact and work with others as effective team members and engaged citizens.  CLA Part 2 builds on CLA Part 1 by applying knowledge of leadership theory to a job search process.  Students engage in a service project as an opportunity to learn about social change while developing leadership competencies through hands-on group work.  Highlighted topics include the Social Change Model, interviewing and networking.

Check out other career related programs in the general catalog: https://catalog.registrar.uiowa.edu/university-college/career-center-programs/#coursestext 

Career Center Courses for Credit

CCP:1201 Academic Internship (1-3 s.h.)

CCP:1300 Major and Career Explorations (1 s.h.)

CCP:1301 Communication for the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:1302 Office Etiquette for the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:1303 Successful Teamwork for the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:1306 UI STEP: Student to Employed Professional (2 s.h.)

CCP:2004 Internships: Search, Secure, and Succeed (1 s.h.)

CCP:3102 Job Search Essentials (1-3 s.h.)

CCP:3103 MoneyWise (1-2 s.h.)

CCP:3104 Defining Your Career Path (2 s.h.)

CCP:3105 Transitioning from Campus to the Workplace (1 s.h.)

CCP:3106 Career Computing Skills (2 s.h.)

CCP:3107 Social Media for Your Job Search (1 s.h.)

CCP:3203 Investment Wise: Personal Investment Basics (2 s.h.)

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Struggling to pay for all the wonderful social activities Iowa City and the UI Campus have to offer?

Join your 7,600 student peers within the UI campus workforce! We have 200+ campus departments that hire students and the jobs offer flexibility with your class schedule with hours ranging from 1-20 hours per week and average wages over $11/hour.

Did You Know: Students who work on campus have a 0.14 higher GPA than those who don’t work?

Did You Know: Our on-campus student employees graduate at a higher rate than their non-working counterparts?

Defeat the misconceptions and join our workforce by logging into Handshake and applying today!