Seniors – December Graduation reminders from the Career Center

We want to remind you of the ways the Pomerantz Career Center can be assisting you as you prepare for graduation;

1) Meet with a Career Advisor –– You can meet with a Career Advisor who specializes in an area you want to pursue– simply schedule an appointment through MyUI and click on “Advising Appointment”. By meeting with an Advisor we can help you create a plan for finding a job or continuing education if you are considering that. We will assist you whether you are starting your search, choosing graduate programs or in the process of negotiating a salary offer – we’re here to help!

 

Some of the things we assist with:

-Job search tips and searching in a new geographic area

-Networking and building connection tips

-Interview prep

-Salary negotiation

-Personal Statement review and grad school application tips

-Tailoring your resume

2) Have your resume reviewed if you haven’t already so it is ready to apply to your dream job –

You can do this multiple ways —

-bring it in during drop-in hours (M-F 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. while classes are in session),

-upload it to our online resume review service for review!

-bring it to a Career Advising appointment with you for a review. Your resume is key to making a good first impression with an employer.

3)  Continue to use Handshake to look for jobs – Search in Handshake by clicking on Jobs on your homepage. There are more than 13,000 positions live in the system currently from all across the country!  Once you’ve gotten started – set up a saved search to get emails about new postings that meet what you are looking for.

 

If you do know what your next adventure is, be it full-time employment or continuing your education, we would appreciate your help in filling out this survey;

Take the First Destination Survey here:  http://careersurvey.iowa.uiowa.edu/Home/About

 

Pomerantz Career Center

www.careers.uiowa.edu

Do you have an internship next spring? Registration for BUS:3100 is still open- register NOW!

The Tippie business internship course (BUS:3100) helps you get more out of your internship experience through brief, guided activities you complete during your time as an intern. The course is intentionally designed to help you think more deeply about your internship and connect it to your academic interests and future career decisions. You must register for an internship course in order for it to count for Tippie RISE.

Enrollment & eligibility criteria
Internship position is clearly defined and related to your academics and/or professional goals
Job responsibilities are similar to those of entry level employees with a bachelor’s degree; tasks should require critical thinking and complex problem solving
Supervision is provided by a professional with expertise and a related educational or professional background
Internship must last for the majority of the academic term in which you are enrolled
You must work at the internship numerous days each week, full or part-time

Now what?
See the BUS:3100 page for more information and to complete the enrollment request form. Just like any other University course, you must register for BUS:3100 by the University academic deadlines.

Business & Culture in China information session this Thursday, December 12th.

The China May 2020 application is OPEN!

Through interactive company visits, cultural excursions, discussions, and readings, you will explore how business operates in China, strategies in the Chinese market, US-China trade relations, and the Chinese consumer.

Past company visits: FedEx, Intel Corp., BaoSteel, Walt Disney Resorts, Baidu, Lenovo, Volkswagen, BBDO Ad Agency, and more!

Earn credit for: BUS:2450 | 3 s.h.

Apply HERE.

For more information, contact Joelle Brown at joelle-brown@uiowa.edu.

Information Session: 

Thursday, Dec 12 from 11:30-12:30 in C106

 

Tippie Toast to Graduation, December 12

Graduating seniors are invited to a Tippie Toast to Graduation on Thursday, December 12, from 1:30-2:30 in the Howe Galleria. Cake and sparkling juice will be served as we toast to all you have accomplished during your time as a Tippie student. Associate Dean Ken Brown and graduating senior, Dani Pacheco, will give a toast at 2:00 p.m., so be sure to be there!

Every senior in attendance will:

Receive a commemorative graduation gift
Be entered to win several prizes, including a Tippie diploma frame (valued at $165) and sets of Tippie pint glasses. You must be present to win.
Have the opportunity to preview and order NEW Tippie merchandise

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to spend a last few moments as a Tippie student with your classmates, advisor, and beloved Tippie faculty and staff. We look forward to seeing you on December 12 to toast your upcoming graduation and celebrate your next chapter as a Tippie alum!

Register online by noon on Wednesday, December 11.
Registration is appreciated, but not required to join the celebration.

2020-2021 Scholarship Application

The 2020-2021 Scholarship Application is open! Simply log in to the portal and complete the University application and the Tippie College of Business Conditional application.  You will automatically qualify for scholarships you meet the criteria for.  Some scholarships require further information.  Once you have completed the application, please log back into the portal and check for Apply-to scholarships, where additional information is requested.  Scholarships are awarded annually.  You must complete the application each year to qualify.  Deadline to apply or to update your application is March 1, but some scholarships will have earlier deadlines.

Contact Shari Tolander with questions.

Tippie Employer of the Day – Week of December 9th

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming weeks.  Stop by their event or log on to learn more about opportunities with their organization!

More details on these employer visits can be found at Handshake, under Events

The Employer of the Day for the week of December 9th

12/9 – Vector Marketing – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – West Galleria & 2 – 3 p.m.– S326 Pappajohn
12/10 – Vector Marketing –  9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – West Galleria
12/11 – Vector Marketing – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – West Galleria & 2 – 3 p.m– S326 Pappajohn

 

Seniors – December Graduation reminders from the Career Center

We want to remind you of the ways the Pomerantz Career Center can be assisting you as you prepare for graduation;

1) Meet with a Career Advisor –– You can meet with a Career Advisor who specializes in an area you want to pursue– simply schedule an appointment through MyUI and click on “Advising Appointment”. By meeting with an Advisor we can help you create a plan for finding a job or continuing education if you are considering that. We will assist you whether you are starting your search, choosing graduate programs or in the process of negotiating a salary offer – we’re here to help!

 

Some of the things we assist with:

-Job search tips and searching in a new geographic area

-Networking and building connection tips

-Interview prep

-Salary negotiation

-Personal Statement review and grad school application tips

-Tailoring your resume

2) Have your resume reviewed if you haven’t already so it is ready to apply to your dream job –

You can do this multiple ways —

-bring it in during drop-in hours (M-F 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. while classes are in session),

-upload it to our online resume review service for review!

-bring it to a Career Advising appointment with you for a review. Your resume is key to making a good first impression with an employer.

3)  Continue to use Handshake to look for jobs – Search in Handshake by clicking on Jobs on your homepage. There are more than 13,000 positions live in the system currently from all across the country!  Once you’ve gotten started – set up a saved search to get emails about new postings that meet what you are looking for.

 

If you do know what your next adventure is, be it full-time employment or continuing your education, we would appreciate your help in filling out this survey;

Take the First Destination Survey here:  http://careersurvey.iowa.uiowa.edu/Home/About

 

Pomerantz Career Center

www.careers.uiowa.edu

2019 Mary Thomas Prappas Ethics Essay Winners Announced!

The Judith R. Frank Business Communication Center is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Mary Thomas Prappas Business Ethics Essay Competition. 

1st Place ($3000 Prize) – Xinwen Zhang 

2nd Place ($2000 Prize) – Maggie Norland

3rd Place ($1000 Prize) – Zahra Aalabdulrasul

Top three essays were chosen from a pool of finalists, and judged by members of the local business community. The essay prompt can be found here.

 

About Mary Thomas Prappas:
Mary Thomas Prappas was raised in the Cedar Rapids community. She was the first in her family to earn a college degree, graduating from Iowa in 1949. Mary was one of 35 women who earned a business degree that year. Mary met her husband Dempsey in 1948, settling in Iowa City in their later years. With Dempsey’s passing in 2015, Mary lost a lifetime partner and the university an avid champion of ethical legal and business practice.

Diversity and Business Ethics Case Competition in Boulder, CO (APPLY by December 10th)

Participate on a case competition team and put your business knowledge to the test! Compete in the Diversity and Business Ethics Case Competition this upcoming February 21-22, 2020 in Boulder, CO.

The Diversity and Business Ethics Case Competition (DBECC) is hosted by the Leeds School of Business at University of Colorado, Boulder. DBECC is an opportunity for students to gain real world experience while competing in a case challenge focused on diversity and ethics in a business setting. Their aim is to bring together diverse and well-rounded students from business schools across the country. Learn more at their website.

The Tippie College of Business invites interested students to bring their knowledge, skills, and creativity to compete with other diverse talent across the country to win the 2020 DBECC. Apply Here by Tuesday, December 10th at 4PM: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eXrHflgG3849ZK5

Case Competition Details:

  • Meals, lodging, and travel expenses provided to selected team members (flight and ground travel)
  • Four person team (Teams must include one Freshman and no more than one Senior) – WE NEED FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS TO APPLY
  • Tippie students will apply individually at the link above.
  • Prepare competition material and practice presenting with Frank Center staff
  • Find opportunities to engage with corporate partners and recruiters to make career connections
  • Network with other talented students from across the country
  • Compete in a case competition for CASH prizes

For more information about DBECC and the Tippie team contact tevin-robbins@uiowa.edu.

Tippie Toast to Graduation, December 12

Graduating seniors are invited to a Tippie Toast to Graduation on Thursday, December 12, from 1:30-2:30 in the Howe Galleria. Cake and sparkling juice will be served as we toast to all you have accomplished during your time as a Tippie student. Associate Dean Ken Brown and graduating senior, Dani Pacheco, will give a toast at 2:00 p.m., so be sure to be there!

Every senior in attendance will:

Receive a commemorative graduation gift
Be entered to win several prizes, including a Tippie diploma frame (valued at $165) and sets of Tippie pint glasses. You must be present to win.
Have the opportunity to preview and order NEW Tippie merchandise

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to spend a last few moments as a Tippie student with your classmates, advisor, and beloved Tippie faculty and staff. We look forward to seeing you on December 12 to toast your upcoming graduation and celebrate your next chapter as a Tippie alum!

Seniors – December Graduation reminders from the Career Center

We want to remind you of the ways the Pomerantz Career Center can be assisting you as you prepare for graduation;

1) Meet with a Career Advisor –– You can meet with a Career Advisor who specializes in an area you want to pursue– simply schedule an appointment through MyUI and click on “Advising Appointment”. By meeting with an Advisor we can help you create a plan for finding a job or continuing education if you are considering that. We will assist you whether you are starting your search, choosing graduate programs or in the process of negotiating a salary offer – we’re here to help!

 

Some of the things we assist with:

-Job search tips and searching in a new geographic area

-Networking and building connection tips

-Interview prep

-Salary negotiation

-Personal Statement review and grad school application tips

-Tailoring your resume

2) Have your resume reviewed if you haven’t already so it is ready to apply to your dream job –

You can do this multiple ways —

-bring it in during walk-in hours (M-F 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.),

-upload it to our online resume review service for review!

-bring it to a Career Advising appointment with you for a review. Your resume is key to making a good first impression with an employer.

3)  Continue to use Handshake to look for jobs – Search in Handshake by clicking on Jobs on your homepage. There are more than 13,000 positions live in the system currently from all across the country!  Once you’ve gotten started – set up a saved search to get emails about new postings that meet what you are looking for.

 

If you do know what your next adventure is, be it full-time employment or continuing your education, we would appreciate your help in filling out this survey;

Take the First Destination Survey here:  http://careersurvey.iowa.uiowa.edu/Home/About

 

Pomerantz Career Center

www.careers.uiowa.edu

Tippie Employer of the Day – Week of December 9th

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming weeks.  Stop by their event or log on to learn more about opportunities with their organization!

More details on these employer visits can be found at Handshake, under Events

The Employer of the Day for the week of December 9th

12/9 & 12/11 – Vector Marketing at S326 Pappajohn Business Building– 2-3 pm

 

Pappajohn Business Building

You’ll never believe how easy it is to apply to Tippie!

Want to get admitted to Tippie for the spring semester? Follow these three easy steps:

  1. Review the admission criteria, and see your advisor or contact Mike if you have any questions.
  2. Apply to Tippie by Sunday, December 1 via the Change of College Application on MyUI.
  3. Ensure transcripts for any transfer courses are received by the Office of Admissions by January 10.

Note: courses taken during the winter session may not be used to meet admission criteria for spring.

Contact Mike with any admissions-related questions.