Practice interviewing with Mock Interviews!

upcoming mock interviews

Practice, practice, practice is always recommended when it comes to interviewing. After practicing several times, you will become more confident before the interview for the internship, school, or job of your dreams! Use any of the numerous resources the Pomerantz Career Center offers to help you prepare.

Three methods to help you prepare:

Mock interview with an employer

Meet with a Career Coach to review your saved practice interview in Big Interview (for pre-medical, pre-dental and other professional school applications)

Big Interview

6 Steps to Sign Up for a Mock Interview:

STEP 1: Log into your Handshake account

STEP 2: Enter or Update Profile Information

STEP 3: Upload Your Resume.  Click on your name in the upper right hand corner and then Documents and Add New Document.

STEP 4: To apply to a mock interview, go to Jobs and type Mock into the keyword search area.

STEP 5: Click on the title of the mock interview you are interested in and then click Apply.

STEP 6: Select Interview, Click Submit, Sign up for available time slots when prompted via email from Handshake. Make sure the resume you would like the employer to see is the one that appears in the drop down box.

Check out these Mocks and sign up today!

CRST Virtual Mock Interviews
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 8:00am to 5:00pm
Virtual

Principal Financial Group Virtual Mock Interviews
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 8:00am to 5:00pm
Virtual

ChildServe Virtual Mock Interviews
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 8:00am to 5:00pm
Virtual

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Looking for Statistics and Information? Try Statista!

Statista logo

Where to find it: You can find it on the Business library web site’s alphabetical list of databases.

Use it to find:

Statistics – Includes data on: companies, countries, products, demographics, advertising, etc.
Industry reports -A variety of industries, including popular categories such as: Sports & Recreation, Consumer Goods and FMCG, Media & Advertising, Technology & Telecommunications, and Internet
Dossiers (collections on a specific topic) – On about 80,000 popular topics. Provided in PowerPoint format
Infographics – new Infographics released daily

Tips for searching – Use the search box to do a keyword search
Within a search use the left sidebar to limit your search to Statistics, Studies, Dossiers & Industry-Reports, Topics, or Infographics.

Statista is really fun to browse as it is so visual.

Mouse over the drop down menus “Our Services”, “Markets & Topics”, and “Infographics” to further explore this database.

Want help using Statista? Contact the Business Librarians, Willow or Kim, and set up an appointment.

Interested in careers in investment banking, private equity, trading and more? The Hawkinson Institute is Tippie’s undergraduate investment banking program.

Interested in careers in investment banking, private equity, trading and more? The Hawkinson Institute is Tippie’s undergraduate investment banking program. Our students have a 100% placement rate with firms like J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and others.

They will be accepting applications this semester from students planning to graduate December 2024 or later are encouraged to apply.

Applications may be downloaded from the Institute’s website. Applications are due on Friday March, 11th.

Tippie Women Summit 2022

The Tippie Women Summit is now open for registration! See below for details. Sessions held throughout March and early April.

 

 

It’s More than Business – Insights from Erin Rollenhagen

Thursday, March 3, 5:30 pm CST
Courtyard Marriott Iowa City
901 Melrose Avenue

This in-person event will feature a brief keynote from Erin Rollenhagen (BBA02), CEO and founder of Entrepreneurial Technologies and author of Soul Uprising: It’s Never Just Business. Along with a Q&A between Erin and Tippie Dean Amy Kristof-Brown, this event will have a structured networking opportunity for students and working professionals. Free of charge – bring a friend and make a new one.

REGISTER HERE

 

Stepping up to Leadership: A Conversation with Tippie’s Female Leaders

Wednesday, March 9, 11:00 a.m. CST via Zoom

This casual conversation will feature Tippie Dean Amy Kristof-Brown and Tippie Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Jennifer Blackhurst. They’ll discuss how they prepared for leadership opportunities and provide insight on how you can be ready for your own professional development.

REGISTER HERE 

 

Tippie Faculty Webinar: Breaking the Imposter Syndrome

Friday, March 25, 12:00 noon CST via Zoom

Many people experience the so-called “impostor syndrome” despite their success in the workplace. It holds them back from pursuing challenging opportunities, leads to overworking and burnout, and takes a huge emotion toll. Tippie Assistant Professor of Management Rong Su will highlight how you can overcoming barriers to career success by challenging existing conceptions and establishing a renewed understanding about the impostor experience.

REGISTER HERE

 

Assembling Your Power Players: Building Networks That Support Your Personal and Professional Growth

Friday, April 1, 12:00 noon CDT via Zoom

This alumni panel discussion will highlight how creating a web of personal networks can benefit you as your career progresses. Learn first hand from several successful Tippie alums including:

  • Cheryl Davenport (BBA05), Senior Director of Strategy and Chief of Staff at Nike North America
  • Kim Johnson (MBA15), Vice President of Marketing, Igor
  • Anne Parmley (MBA15), President, Linn County Gaming Association
  • Yvette Taylor (MBA92), National Manager – Wealth Management Client Support Services for Northern Trust

REGISTER HERE

Over 100 Job Recruiters will be here on February 23rd!

The Spring All Majors Career Fair is February 23rd
12 pm – 4 pm | Iowa Memorial Union

There are over 100 employers who will be there to recruit Hawkeyes! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Download the Handshake app on ios or android to see the floor map and employer locations.

screenshot of apple store listing

Before the fair, here are some things to know:

Check out the employers attending the fair by visiting Handshake online or downloading the app.

Attend a career fair prep session.

Do’s Don’ts, & Donuts

February 21 or February 22
2 – 3pm in the Pomerantz Career Center – C310 PC

Have your resume reviewed, practice your elevator pitch, and enjoy a donut!

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Visit us in the Pomerantz Career Center
Have your resume reviewed Monday through Thursday, 10 am – 2 pm at the Career Center (C310 PC)

FREE COFFEE & TEA available in our Career Cafe!

Online Resume Review Opt-in
Can’t make it in to the Career Center? Check out more resources here and download the Career Guide online for the latest tips and tricks.

 

Thank you to our Career Fair Black & Gold Sponsors!

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More Career Fairs Coming Up this Semester!

Virtual Engineering Career Fair: Monday, February 21, 12-4 pm (Handshake)

All Majors Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 12-4 pm (Main Lounge, IMU)

Interview Day: Thursday, February 24 (PCC)

Virtual Nursing Career Fair: Monday, February 28, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (Handshake)

PT Job Fair: Friday, March 4, 1-4 pm

Virtual K-12 Statewide Educator Career Fair: Wednesday, March 23, 3-5 pm (Handshake)

Virtual Tippie Tech Job & Internship Fair: Tuesday, March 29, 1-4 pm (Handshake)

Virtual Careers in Environment & Sustainability Industry Panel:  Tuesday, March 29 (zoom)

Virtual All Majors Career Fair: Wednesday, March 30, 12-4 pm (Handshake)

Virtual Creative Careers Job Fair: Friday, April 8, 12-2 pm (Handshake)

 

Sleep Hygiene Wellness Workshop

This week’s Wellness Workshop is on Sleep Hygiene! When busy schedules dominate, sleep can be the first area to be cut short. Sleep has many benefits to physical and mental health. Once bad habits are formed it can be hard to break them.  In this workshop you’ll gain strategies to improve your sleep to benefit other areas.

3:00-3:30 pm via zoom https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95618864809?pwd=NGtWSWJMRndsSXBUb0lIY0hvU1Z4dz09

 

Prepare for the Career Fair before February 23rd!

The Spring All Majors Career Fair is February 23rd
12 pm – 4 pm | Iowa Memorial Union

Before the fair, here are some things to know:

Check out the employers attending the fair by visiting Handshake online or downloading the app.

Attend a career fair prep session.

Do’s Don’ts, & Donuts

February 21 or February 22
2 – 3pm in the Pomerantz Career Center – C310 PC

Have your resume reviewed, practice your elevator pitch, and enjoy a donut!

do's don'ts and donuts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit us in the Pomerantz Career Center
Have your resume reviewed Monday through Thursday, 10 am – 2 pm at the Career Center (C310 PC)

FREE COFFEE & TEA available in our Career Cafe!

Online Resume Review Opt-in
Can’t make it in to the Career Center? Check out more resources here and download the Career Guide online for the latest tips and tricks.

 

More Career Fairs Coming Up this Semester!

Virtual Engineering Career Fair: Monday, February 21, 12-4 pm (Handshake)

All Majors Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 12-4 pm (Main Lounge, IMU)

Interview Day: Thursday, February 24 (PCC)

Virtual Nursing Career Fair: Monday, February 28, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (Handshake)

PT Job Fair: Friday, March 4, 1-4 pm

Virtual K-12 Statewide Educator Career Fair: Wednesday, March 23, 3-5 pm (Handshake)

Virtual Tippie Tech Job & Internship Fair: Tuesday, March 29, 1-4 pm (Handshake)

Virtual Careers in Environment & Sustainability Industry Panel:  Tuesday, March 29 (zoom)

Virtual All Majors Career Fair: Wednesday, March 30, 12-4 pm (Handshake)

Virtual Creative Careers Job Fair: Friday, April 8, 12-2 pm (Handshake)

 

Tutors Wanted!

The Frank Center is still recruiting tutors for 2022-2023! Tutors get course and RISE credit and a scholarship that begins in their second semester of tutoring. The experience looks great on a resume, too, and many of our graduating tutors note that Center experience helped differentiate them from other candidates in internship and job interviews. Plus, it’s fun! Contact meredith-ringel-ensley@uiowa.edu by February 28.

Last call for Peer Mentor applications- Apply by this Tuesday, February 15

Tipipe Direct Admit Peer mentors are responsible for helping co-teach the Direct Admit Seminar and helping the first year students adjust to college. It’s a great way to give back and welcome the newest members of our Tippie community.

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

Applications are due by Tuesday, February 15 at 11:59pm.

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