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
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.
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!
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:
Tuesday, April 20, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 21, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
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.
To begin exploring, visit our university page and search the website in several ways:
♥ Keyword (type in top right-hand corner)
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 two parts of our Financial Lunch & Learn Series: Understanding Finances!
April 20, 12-1pm – Understanding Finances: Part III – Making Smart Money Moves (joined by Bethany Gorsch of Hills Bank and Trust Company)
April 27, 12-1pm – Understanding Finances: Part IV – Investing Basics (joined by Katelyn Harder of Mutual of Omaha)
Managing Stress in the Job Search Group
Monday, April 19
FAST Info Session
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm MDT
Tuesday, April 20
JP Morgan- 2021 Commercial Banking Latinx Early Insight Program
8:00 am EDT – Friday, April 23rd 2021, 8:00 am EDT
Understanding Finances: Part III – Making Smart Money Moves
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Whirlpool Finance Development Program Info Session
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm EDT
Interest: Finance and Accounting
J.P. Morgan West Coast Virtual School Trek (Asia-Pacific Opportunities)
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm PDT
Wednesday, April 21
2021 Grads: Standing Out in a Recovering Workforce
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Interest: Business Grads
2021 Commercial Banking Advancing Black Pathways Program
8:00 am EDT – Friday, April 23rd 2021, 5:00 pm EDT
Cognizant Information Session – Full Time, Internship, & Leadership Conference
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm EDT
Interest: Data & Info Technologies
Thursday, April 22
LAUNCH – Leadership Incubator sponsored by McKinsey’s Black Network
9:00 am EDT – Friday, April 23rd 2021, 5:00 pm EDT
Internal Audit Internship Opportunities at CVS Health (Northbrook)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm EDT
Greater Green Bay Chamber Virtual Job Fair
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2021 Morgan Stanley Technology Signature Series: Explore Tech
Thursday, April 22nd 2021, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT
JPMorgan Chase: Data Science Early Insight Coaching Catch-Ups (2022 Full-Time Opportunities)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT
Interest: data & info technologies
Friday, April 23
Visa/Cybersource International Case Competition
10:00 am – 5:50 pm PDT
Goldman Sachs See Yourself Here: Recruitment 101
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm EDT