Don’t miss out on these great networking and prep events!

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Register for Career-Prep Courses

The Career Center offers academic courses on topics such as exploring careers and majors, researching graduate school,  professional and life skill development, and for the Certificate in Leadership Studies. Some courses are available online, others in-person, and some are a hybrid combination of both.  They carry 1 to 3 hours of academic credit.  Information on Career Center courses is available at https://careers.uiowa.edu/students/career-courses.

New for Fall 2021 – Women in Leadership (LS:2020)

Gain an overview of relevant history, theory, and practice of women in effective leadership.

LS:2020 Women in Leadership
9:30A – 10:45A TTh S181 PBB

Overview of relevant history, theory, and practice of women in effective leadership; women leaders from historical to modern times; focus on exploring obstacles and challenges faced by women in leadership and how people of all genders can work to overcome these barriers. This course also counts toward the Certificate in Leadership Studies.

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Unsure what career path you want to take?

Take one of our free career assessments to see career paths that align with who you are!

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YOUSCIENCE GROUP SESSIONS AVAILABLE

The Pomerantz Career Center will be offering small group advising sessions that focus on interpreting and utilizing your YouScience results. Each small group session will include up to 8 total students.

If you are interested in attending a small group session, request access to a Youscience assessment and complete the assessment (take 1.5 – 2 hours). Once completed, attend an advising session by clicking on the date and time below to find the registration URL:

Monday, April 26, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Wednesday, April 28, 10:00 – 11:00 PM

Tuesday, May 4, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

 

CandidCareer.com provides an easy and effective way to explore careers and learn about job search strategies through thousands of 1-2 minute video clips:

♥ Discover career fields that you didn’t even know existed! Industry professionals share their job descriptions, backgrounds and career prep advice.
♥ Hear from industry professionals about what it takes to get hired in their field.
♥ Learn from “Get Hired” advice videos covering interviewing, resume writing, networking and many more topics to help you land that job!

To begin exploring, visit our university page and search the website in several ways:

♥ Keyword (type in top right-hand corner)
♥ Major
♥ Career Title Industry

 

CAREER TREK: FBI

Sign up for our very first virtual CAREER TREK! On April 28th, members of the FBI will be joining us virtually to discuss what it’s like to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigations. Great for everyone, especially those interested in criminology, forensics, and data security!

Career Treks are designed to give you a practical understanding of daily life in a field of interest and the best way to successfully find a career in that field. Participating students will have the opportunity to expand your professional network, learn more about potential jobs and internships, and find out whether a particular career field matches you interests, skills, and values.

Register for this Career Trek on Handhsake: https://uiowa.joinhandshake.com/events/726708/share_preview

 

FINANCIAL LUNCH & LEARN SERIES

Join us for the last part of our Financial Lunch & Learn Series: Understanding Finances!

April 27, 12-1pm – Understanding Finances: Part IV – Investing Basics (joined by Katelyn Harder of Mutual of Omaha)

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Managing Stress in the Job Search Group
Thursdays from 3:30pm-4:30pm

Searching for a job is hard. Navigating a job search during a global pandemic can feel even harder. If you are feeling stressed, know that you aren’t alone.

Attend the “Managing Stress in the Job Search” group.

Facilitated by Career Center professionals, join in the discussion with other graduating seniors, practice stress management techniques, and learn some new job search strategies.

The group will take place every Thursday, but you do not have to make the weekly commitment. Join us when you can and when you need it.

We are here for you and are excited to support you in navigating the transition from college to career.

Each week will require separate registration through MyUI, and feel free to sign up for them all.

April 29th: REGISTER 

May 6th: REGISTER  

Monday:

What: Marketing, Messaging & the Public Interest

When: Monday, April 26th 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EDT

Interest: Arts, Media, and Entertainment

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/748632/share_preview

 

Tuesday:

What: Understanding Finances: Part IV – Investing Basics

When: Tuesday, April 27th 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Interest: General

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/716330/share_preview

 

What: 2021 Corporate & Investment Bank – Markets Structuring & Originations Online Academy

When: Tuesday, April 27th 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT

Interest: General

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/738744/share_preview

 

What: J.B. Hunt Virtual Series: ERGs of J.B. Hunt – Supportive Spaces That Drive Inclusion

When: Tuesday, April 27th 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Interest: General

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/662772/share_preview

 

What: DHL Supply Chain Sophomore Summit

When: Tuesday, April 27th 2021, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT

Interest: Supply Chain

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/722943/share_preview

 

What:  Zones – “How to Nail Your Interview” Session 1 (4/27 @ 6 PM CST) – University of Iowa

When: Tuesday, April 27th 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Interest: Data & Info Technologies

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/746805/share_preview

 

Wednesday:

What: Equitable Advisors: A career on your terms – virtual career seminar

When: Wednesday, April 28th 2021, 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Interest: Management

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/747432/share_preview

 

What: Vanguard Recruiter Panel: AMA

When: Wednesday, April 28th 2021, 9:00 am – 10:00 am MST

Interest: General

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/743888/share_preview

 

What: 2021 Corporate & Investment Bank – Markets E-Trading Online Academy

When: Wednesday, April 28th 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

Interest: STEM

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/738726/share_preview

 

Thursday:

What: Whirlpool Finance Development Program Info Session

When: Thursday, April 29th 2021, 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm EDT

Interest: Finance & Accounting

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/732759/share_preview

 

What: Leadership Development Programs Info Sessions: Finance, Engineering, & Operations

When: Thursday, April 29th 2021, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

Interest: Finance

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/749167/share_preview

 

What: Goldman Sachs See Yourself Here: Dallas Recruitment Overview

When: Thursday, April 29th 2021, 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Interest: General

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/719954/share_preview

 

What: Sustainable Investing Small Group Networking

When: Thursday, April 29th 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Interest: General

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/744782/share_preview

 

What: Resumes and Cover Letters – A Leona Leads Event

When: Thursday, April 29th 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm MST

Interest: General

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/746945/share_preview

 

What: Just in Time Hiring Panel – Fisher Investments

When: Thursday, April 29th 2021, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm PDT

Interest: Finance

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/747373/share_preview

 

What: Zones – “How to Nail Your Interview” Session 2 (4/29 @ 6 PM CST) – University of Iowa

When: Thursday, April 29th 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Interest: Data & Info Technologies

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/747114/share_preview

 

Friday:

What: Consulting Hackathon for the NAACP with Harvard College Consulting Group! (Iowa)

When: Friday, April 30th 2021, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT

Interest: Data & info Technologies

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/745614/share_preview

 

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