2019 Law Expo Wed. Oct. 2nd

Are you thinking about law school?

Registration is now open for the free Iowa Law Expo on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, IA.

(Students are not required to attend all events. Please participate in the day to the extent you are able.)

The Law Expo includes:

·        A law school fair with representatives from more than 90 law schools around the country

·        A tour of the UI College of Law

·        Breakout sessions for students

The Law Expo is an excellent opportunity to learn more about law school and the legal profession. Prospective law students from throughout the Midwest are encouraged to attend this free event. Register now.


Iowa Law Expo Schedule:

(Students are not required to attend all events. Please participate in the day to the extent you are able.)

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Student Check-In in Hubbard Commons at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

9:00 – 10:45 a.m. – UI College of Law Visit (Group will depart from the IMU at 8:30 a.m.)

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. or 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Law Expo 101: Maximize your time at the Iowa Law Expo

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. –  MAPLA Caravan Law School Fair: 90+ law schools from around the country

12:30-1:15 p.m.

Student Breakout Sessions:

·        Law School 101: Preparation and Application

·        Law Career Outlook

2:30 – 3:15      –
Student Breakout Sessions:

·        Diversity and Law School

·        Financing Law School

Learn more and register for this FREE event at: https://careers.uiowa.edu/iowa-law-expo

The Iowa Law Expo is part of the MAPLA Law School Caravan. The Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors (MAPLA) supports pre-law advising efforts throughout the Midwest.

The Law Expo is also sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tippie College of Business, College of Law, Academic Advising Center, Pomerantz Career Center, and Phi Alpha Delta

Actuarial Science, Risk Management and Analytics Fair – October 2nd

Join us Wednesday, October 2, 2019 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union!

If you’re interested in numbers and working with big data, or assessing risk this fair may be for you. Almost 30 employers will be joining us for this event!

**Download the Career Fair Plus app in your device app store to research employers and review the booth map or visit  Handshake/Events.


Tips to get ready:

  • Update Your Resume – our walk-in hours are M-F, 10am-3pm, C310 Pomerantz Center
  • Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and dress for success!
    **If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union

More information at: https://careers.uiowa.edu/analytics-actuarial-science-fair

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply for the National Diversity Case Competition Team by Sept. 27th

The Kelley School of Business (Indiana University) – National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) is a premier event that brings together top-level, diverse talent from colleges and universities across the country. The two-day event includes a networking reception and dinner, case competition, and workshops. The NDCC is held annually over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend and in 2020 the Kelley School will host the 9th annual competition on January 17-18, 2020. For more information about NDCC visit their website.

The NDCC team chosen to represent the Tippie College of Business will be a team of four students who exhibit a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion in their academic and professional interests. Tippie students will apply individually at the link below. You will then hear back from the Selection Committee after all applicants have been initially reviewed. Students will be selected based off of demonstrated interest in competition, leadership, and involvement experience. The team can have no more than one Senior and at least two members must come from an underrepresented student background. Application extension deadline is Friday, September 27th at 3:00PM.

Apply Here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jrGbeeeRAQfht3

Corporate partners also have the opportunity to recruit students by judging the case competition, presenting workshops, and participating in the networking reception. Undergraduate students from institutions across the United States will be able connect with the event’s corporate partners throughout the weekend. Sponsors include: Target, EY, GE, Proctor & Gamble, Bank of America, PwC, Amazon, and many others!

Student who compete in the competition will:

  • Have provided meals, lodging, and travel expenses to Indiana University in Bloomington, IN (flight and ground travel)
  • 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 with over 40 universities to win $20,000 in cash prizes

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

Upcoming Employer of the Day – Week of September 23rd – Job and Internship Fair Week!

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming week.  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 September 23rd

Tuesday 09/24 – TTI 10:00am-3:00pm, West Galleria, Pappajohn Business Building

 

 

Fall Job and Internship Fair Sept 26 – Over 170 registered Employers

The Fall Job and Internship Fair will be held on Thursday, September 26th from 11 am – 4 pm. Check-in will be in Hubbard Commons of the Iowa Memorial Union and the employers will be in the Main Lounge & Second Floor Ballroom as well as the Sun Porch of the IMU.

The Fair is open to all majors and is free of charge.  For more information, please visit our website
at https://careers.uiowa.edu/fall-job-internship-fair

Employer/Organization highlights:   

  • There will be over 170 organizations at the Fair this Fall
  • 117 organizations are looking for interns
  • 142 organizations have full-time opportunities

For a full list of organizations, visit Handshake under “Events” to research employers attending or download the Career Fair Plus App where you can filter by many things including major, location, position type, etc.

The Washington Center Internship Program Info Sessions September 25th

Are you considering an Internship in Washington, DC? If so, come learn about The Washington Center and its professional internship opportunities. UI students intern in DC either fall, spring or summer.

Choose from one of the following 2 sessions:

Wednesday, September 25th 4-5 p.m., C330 Pomerantz Center or 7-8 p.m., 131 Schaeffer Hall

With professional preparation at The Washington Center, you will…
– Earn UI credit
– Have a guaranteed internship
– Receive $2,000 scholarship
– Have housing provided

Check out the video below for more information or visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/twc/general-information

https://careers.uiowa.edu/twc/

Upcoming BCaP Workshops @ the Frank Center: Internal Memo

All BCaP students are invited to attend a 45-minute Internal Memo workshop, sponsored by the Frank Business Communication Center. Experienced Frank Center tutors will share tips and give feedback on the Internal Memo assignment.

No RSVP required, but space is limited, so plan to arrive early.

Tuesday, September 24
3:30pm
S401 PBB

For more information, contact Frank Center Assistant Director Mark Petterson.

What’s Honors in the Major at Tippie? NEW info sessions this fall answer your questions

Are you curious about graduating with Honors at Tippie?  Do you want to know if it will fit into your graduation plan?

Join Tippie’s Honors advisor and Honors Ambassadors for drop-in info sessions this fall.  We’ll have cookies, coffee, and information about graduating with Honors at Tippie. It’s a great chance to learn the basics AND ask specific questions about your timeline and qualifications.

All sessions take place in C150 PBB:

Wednesday, September 18 2:30 – 3:30
Tuesday, October 1 11:30 – 12:30
Wednesday, October 16 2:30 – 3:30
Tuesday, November 5 11:30 – 12:30
Wednesday, November 20 2:30 – 3:30
Tuesday, December 3 11:30 – 12:30

Our Tippie Honors website is also a great place to start for information.

Questions?  Please email Tippie Honors advisor: jennifer-blair@uiowa.edu.

Diversity in Business Lunch with Faculty

The faculty lunch is an opportunity for business and pre-business students from underrepresented backgrounds and first-generation to meet with professors from the College of Business in an informal setting and learn more about being successful in business at the University of Iowa.

Friday, September 27, 2019

11am-12:15pm

S401 Pappajohn Business Building

RSVP to Gabriela Rivera (gabriela-rivera@uiowa.edu) by Wednesday, September25

 

Register for the Women in Analytics & Leadership Conference by Thursday, September 19, 2019

 

All students are invited to the Women in Analytics and Leadership Conference on Saturday, September 21, 2019 beginning at 7:30 am.

Come learn about Analytics in the Real World and Business Performance. Hear from our Career Insights Panel, discover What’s Your Personal Brand? and learn about Negotiating Equal Pay. And finally, hear from industry experts about Communicating Analytics Insights and Storytelling with Data. It will be an interesting day filled with ideas you can use immediately to launch your technical career!

More details, including registration, can be found at:  https://tippie.uiowa.edu/walc

Register by Thursday, September 19th using this link- https://centerforconferences.uiowa.edu/tippie-women-analytics-and-leadership-conference

HNI Launch Day – Thursday, September 19th from 12:15 to 3:30 pm

Visit with leaders from HNI (which includes HON and Allsteel) about careers with their firm.

Thursday, September 19 from 12:15 – 3:30 pm in the Andersen Galleria (west atrium).

They’ll have info on internships, development programs, and full-time positions in the areas of Sales, Design, Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management, Supply Chain, and Human Resources.

Free Fuzzy’s Tacos, drinks, treats, and giveaways

Fall Job and Internship Fair Sept 26 – Over 170 registered Employers

The Fall Job and Internship Fair will be held on Thursday, September 26th from 11 am – 4 pm. Check-in will be in Hubbard Commons of the Iowa Memorial Union and the employers will be in the Main Lounge & Second Floor Ballroom as well as the Sun Porch of the IMU.

The Fair is open to all majors and is free of charge.  For more information, please visit our website
at https://careers.uiowa.edu/fall-job-internship-fair

Employer/Organization highlights:   

  • There will be over 170 organizations at the Fair this Fall
  • 117 organizations are looking for interns
  • 142 organizations have full-time opportunities

For a full list of organizations, visit Handshake under “Events” to research employers attending or download the Career Fair Plus App where you can filter by many things including major, location, position type, etc.

The Washington Center Internship Program Info Sessions September 25th

Are you considering an Internship in Washington, DC? If so, come learn about The Washington Center and its professional internship opportunities. UI students intern in DC either fall, spring or summer.

Choose from one of the following 2 sessions:

Wednesday, September 25th 4-5 p.m., C330 Pomerantz Center or 7-8 p.m., 131 Schaeffer Hall

With professional preparation at The Washington Center, you will…
– Earn UI credit
– Have a guaranteed internship
– Receive $2,000 scholarship
– Have housing provided

Check out the video below for more information or visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/twc/general-information

https://careers.uiowa.edu/twc/

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International Business in Italy- New winter study abroad

Now accepting applications for International Business in Italy for Winter 2019/20.

Come learn more about the newest winter study abroad program:

Info sessions:

  • Thurs. 9/19 12pm PBB S104
  • Wed. 9/25 12pm PBB S104

Immerse yourself in Northern Italy over winter break and gain a unique firsthand perspective of the business decisions facing leaders in the Eurozone today. Dive deeper into the economics, finances, and geopolitics that impact not just the EU, but the U.K., the U.S., and the entire world through company visits, guest speakers, and cultural activities.

Program Highlights

  • 13 days in Northern Italy during holiday season (New Years and Epiphany)
  • Experience multiple towns, including Padua, Venice, Verona, Asolo, Bassano del Grappa, and Paderno del Grappa
  • Visit prominent local businesses and learn from industry guest speakers
  • Incorporate Italy’s international environment directly into classroom topics
  • Earn credit toward finance major or international global issues gen ed
  • Fulfill a portion of the International Business Certificate
  • Enjoy a cultural excursion days and free time to explore Italy
  • Scholarships available
  • Applications now open

Learn more

Questions? Email Stephanie-Fountain@uiowa.edu

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Upcoming Employer of the Day – Week of September 16th including HNI Launch Day!

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming week.  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 September 16th:

9/17 – Google Office Hours – 9 am-noon – location will be shared via email
*Indicate your interest on the registration form and we’ll send out sign-up links on a rolling basis – the registration form can be found here – https://goo.gle/uiowa-Fall19-RSVP

– Transamerica Meet & Greet – 9 am-3 pm – West Galleria, Pappajohn Business Building

– Google Tech Challenge – 6-8:30 pm – 2520D University Capitol Centre

9/18  – Parametric Career Night – at their offices in Minneapolis, MN

9/19 – HNI Launch Day – 12:15-3:30 pm – Locations: College of Engineering Annex – Seamans Center & West Galleria, Pappajohn Business Building

more details about HNI Launch Day at https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/351312

 

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International Business in Italy- Winter study abroad

Come learn more about the newest winter study abroad program: International Business in Italy

Info sessions:

  • Tues. 9/10 10am PBB W401
  • Thurs. 9/19 12pm PBB S104
  • Wed. 9/25 12pm PBB S104

Immerse yourself in Northern Italy over winter break and gain a unique firsthand perspective of the business decisions facing leaders in the Eurozone today. Dive deeper into the economics, finances, and geopolitics that impact not just the EU, but the U.K., the U.S., and the entire world through company visits, guest speakers, and cultural activities.

Program Highlights

  • 13 days in Northern Italy during holiday season (New Years and Epiphany)
  • Experience multiple towns, including Padua, Venice, Verona, Asolo, Bassano del Grappa, and Paderno del Grappa
  • Visit prominent local businesses and learn from industry guest speakers
  • Incorporate Italy’s international environment directly into classroom topics
  • Earn credit toward finance major or international global issues gen ed
  • Fulfill a portion of the International Business Certificate
  • Enjoy a cultural excursion days and free time to explore Italy
  • Scholarships available
  • Applications now open

Learn more

Questions? Email Stephanie-Fountain@uiowa.edu

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Study Abroad 101- How to get started

Study Abroad 101

Curious about study abroad but don’t know where to start? Come to Study Abroad 101, where we will explore the steps to get started, including:

  • Tippie study abroad programs
  • Study Abroad Scholarships
  • Academic planning for study abroad
  • How to apply

September 11
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
PBB S401

This event will count for the Tippie Launch Requirement.

 

Career Series for International Students Sept 10, 12 and 27

Career Series for International Students

Tuesday, September 10
Job Search – 4 -5 p.m.
OPT – 5 – 6 p.m.
at 1100 UCC

Thursday, September 12
Internship Search – 4 – 5 p.m.
CPT – 5 – 6 p.m.
at 1100 UCC

Work Visa Options After Graduation
Friday, September 27 11:30-1 p.m. in room 335, IMU

Experienced immigration attorneys David Gluckman and Jonathan Moore of McCandlish Holton will discuss work visa options for international students after
graduation, including Optional Practical Training (OPT) and H-1B. They will present practical advice on job search strategies and how to deal with the H-1B quota, as well
as options other than H-1B for those who qualify.

Offered by International Programs and Pomerantz Career Center – part of the Life in Iowa Series

Suit-Up Event hosted by JC Penney – Sunday, Sept 15

JC Penney at Coral Ridge Mall is hosting Suit Up for UI students on Sunday, September 15th from 6-9 p.m. to assist students in getting clothing at a discounted price for professional trips, presentations, interviews and career fairs other needs.

This is a special event sponsored by JC Penney that open exclusively to students at the University of Iowa to purchase career dress/casual apparel at up to 60% off. Transportation is available by shuttle bus that will be at the IMU beginning at 5:30 pm and returning at 8:30 and 9:30 pm. Please bring your Student ID for admission into the store. Be sure to RSVP on Handshake under Events.